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    lost xp64 now!!

    ok vista has always booted but NOT when ubuntu was connected to the sataII port . The problem was the lack of vista driver for that chipset > I still havent found one !!! I work round it by disabling the sataII controller in the bios when i want to boot to vista > and re enabling it and...
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    lost xp64 now!!

    the 2 vistas boot ok BUT now I cannot get XP to boot . Should I run fixmbr from repair recovery console ??? If so will that leave the vista's bootable or what do i need to do ???
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    Grub at boot???

    I have reset easy bcd but the situation remains > this may be of interest > if i set the bios to boot from the linux disk it does so without problems > i then get to a menu which i assume is Grub > as i said i can then boot to linux without problems AND windows XP but NEITHER of the two Vistas !!!
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    Grub at boot???

    so I should run easy bcd as per wiki untill it is fixed (with the linux drive unplugged)and THEN turn off the PC , plug in the ubuntu drive (as it should boot into windows by then with the linux drive plugged in ) and then add the linux entry as it (the linux drive ) should show by then in the...
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    Grub at boot???

    when all 3 h/d's are plugged in I can only boot to the linux disk by hitting F11 ans selecting the linux disk from the menu otherwise it will go to the windows manager page and nothing will boot ... I have reset the boot sequence so that the disk with vista 32 on is first in the list > then...
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    Grub at boot???

    ok when i very first boot up i get to a black screen with GRUB _ at the top left (this is with the linux disk unplugged) Then nothing happens > i reboot and i get to the windows boot manager screen and i can boot into windows .. To boot to the linux disk I plug it in and i hit F11 and choose...
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    Grub at boot???

    i will try to explain!!! Mak etc its not that i cannot boot to windows > BUT that I can only do so if the linux disk is unplugged, AND there fore when i get to easybcd in windows the linux disk is NOT there to add!! this is my set up disk 0 xp64 and vista 32...
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    Grub at boot???

    ok .. just run thru that BUT I still cannot configure easy BCD as I cannot get into windows to access EasyBCD to add the linux drive when that drive is plugged in !!!!! I am sure that I added grub to the linux drive as per instructions ....
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    Grub at boot???

    ok thnx mak ..tryin that richard
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    Grub at boot???

    ok ..i havent got round to a complete reinstall as yet > i thought the h/d was dying on me but it seems to have recovered !!! Anyway I was wondering about this > i may have mentioned it before !!! when i first boot PC I get a black screen with the word Grub and a flashing , but not working...
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    ok back to square 1 !

    thnx . mak ... do u use bcd to repair vista bootloader?
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    ok back to square 1 !

    Hard drive dieing so... I want vista 32 bit and 64 bit , xp 64 bit , xp 32 sp2 AND ubuntu studio . I have 3 hard drives . What would be the right sequence to install the o/s 's and how would I set up Easy BCD and on what o/s thnx again richard
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    sp1 ?

    no xp64 is the system drive and vista is before linux ?
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    sp1 ?

    any ideas?
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    sp1 ?

    ok makevelli... i have made the changes u suggested but i can still only boot into vistas if the linux drive is disconnected .. please see above post for more details of configuration,,, thnx richard