Slyck.com
 
Slyck Chatbox - And More

How can I login to XP OS?

This is the forum to discuss tech-hardware related issues.
Forum rules
PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING: Slyck Forum Rules

How can I login to XP OS?

Postby breat » Wed Jan 06, 2010 1:00 am

Hello Everyone.
Can you tell me that How to login to XP when you have installed 2 OS Ubuntu and XP ?
I had XP SP2 OS installed in my PC. Now I installed ubuntu OS But now whenever I login its taking me directly to Ubuntu. How can I login to XP OS? Please give me proper advise.
Thanks in advance.
breat
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Tue Dec 29, 2009 4:32 am

Re: How can I login to XP OS?

Postby Psisquared » Wed Jan 06, 2010 1:19 am

You need to use a boot manager to decide which OS to boot into when you start the computer. Ubuntu has GRUB (or maybe GRUB2). I don't know how you set up your ubuntu install, but it sounds like the Ubuntu has overidden the Windows Master Boot Record. You should be able to set GRUB to give you a choice b/w booting Ubuntu or XP. You may have to restore the XP boot files if they were overwritten.

How are your partitions set up?
The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.
User avatar
Psisquared
 
Posts: 320
Joined: Sat Jun 19, 2004 11:36 am
Location: Impossible to ascertain due to uncertainty principle


Return to Tech/Hardware Discussion

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron
© 2001-2008 Slyck.com