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Old 02-11-2008, 11:00 PM   #1
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Default dual boot vista and ubuntu w/o grub

I want to install ubuntu beside my existing vista installation but I don't want to use the grub bootloader, i just want to use vista's because when i decide to take ubuntu off the computer the grub boot loader will not go away.
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I want to install ubuntu beside my existing vista installation but I don't want to use the grub bootloader, i just want to use vista's because when i decide to take ubuntu off the computer the grub boot loader will not go away.
Are both operating systems installed on separate physical hard drives?
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Default Re: dual boot vista and ubuntu w/o grub

its seperate partitions on 1 drive
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Default Re: dual boot vista and ubuntu w/o grub

You can get rid of the grub bootloader by inserting your xp disc and going to the recovery console and running the commands "fixboot" and "fixmbr".
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Default Re: dual boot vista and ubuntu w/o grub

will that be different with vista though, i dont have xp
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