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    grub loader mystery?

    You are correct Terry60,it was a eligibility problem.Seems that MS didn`t like the fact that i upgraded a few components in my desktop since i first installed Windows Vista and when i went to reinstall it MS refused to accept my copy of Vista as being legit.I called them,explained what i had...
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    grub loader mystery?

    Yeah,i read your above post-thnx. I`ve been googling the problem and it appears that cause i`m using an old IDE HD This could be the problem.I`ll check into it and get back,Thnx for all your help.
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    grub loader mystery?

    Here`s what i get when i load the vista upgrade install disk.I click the Vista Install Now button:I get a screen stating the following:" A required CD/DVD drive device is missing.If you have a floppy disk CD/DVD,or USB drive,please insert it now. Note: If the windows istallation media is in the...
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    grub loader mystery?

    Thnx for the info,just found out my windows vista disk is a vista upgrade disk,so,guess when i reformated the HD and removed the original vista installation and then tried to reinstall vista,it doesn`t find an OS but the ubuntu 9.10 installation,thats why i`m getting the Grub Loader screen.Only...
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    grub loader mystery?

    Yes,i did change the boot order to the optical drive but when i load the vista disk into the drive the Grub Loader with flashing curser appears.I believe the vista boot loader is missing and only the ubuntu grub loader remains.I need to find a way to remove the grub loader and reinstall the...
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    grub loader mystery?

    First post and a noob to ubuntu: Cleaned and formated HD that had Vista on it.Installed ubuntu 9.10,no problem.Decided I wanted to remove ubuntu by reinstalling vista but can`t.When i load the vista disk in the optical drive all i get is a screen stating Grub Loader with a flashing curser.So,I...
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