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Old 12th August, 2013, 04:22 PM
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Wolf, what bootloader do you use? Is it GRUB?

Windows likes to be the first OS installed, before Linux, it's much easier that way - Windows wants to have control of the MBR in the boot disk, and really, really, doesn't want to let go of it. I don't know what problems you may have created by re-installing XP, with Linux already on the disk. If GRUB is your bootloader, you might try reinstalling it first, and see if it picks up the Windows installation.

You can also show us the contents of grub.conf or grub.cfg (whichever one you have in /boot/grub)

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