Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Unable to boot Windows after installing Fedora Core

I have two HDD on my system. The first had two primary partitions, with WinXP Pro installed on the first one, the second RAW. On the second HDD, I installed Fedora Core 2, and afterward, could not boot Windows. I have made an emergency boot diskette to boot Windows but want to fix my MBR and boot partition so they work again. How do I fix them? I've tried the recovery console, commands fixmbr and fixboot, but that didn't help. Help?
This is a known issue with Fedora Core, (yes, Open Source software has bugs) and a solution is available at http://lwn.net/Articles/86835/

Dig Deeper on Windows client management

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchSQLServer

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close