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Old 08-11-2006, 01:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default pc won't start

when i opened my computer this happened...


i tried everything. i still have windows and stuff on my computer, dont wanna lose anything. i tried fdisk and that didn't even work. anyone know what that error means?

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Old 08-11-2006, 01:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, isn't it obvious? It's preparing your dinner (grub)

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Old 08-11-2006, 02:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i'm grub ins't a windows thing is it? I thought it was linux maybe I am wrong, I don't know what that error means, try posting in the linux forum maybe someone there can help you more mate
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Old 08-11-2006, 12:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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boot to the xp cd and enter the recover console then reset the MBR by using this command

fdisk /mbr

then preform a repair of the OS

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