Installing GRUB alone separately--Help??

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Installing GRUB alone separately--Help??

Postby johninfant » Mon May 17, 2010 11:52 pm

Hi friends.
This forum has always been of great help to me. Either i find my own solutions or members guide me...

NOw again got a doubt.

I am dual booting between win7 and LM8. My prob is, i have made a fresh install of windows. Now is it compulsory for me to install mint over windows again, or is it there a way to install grub alone. I haven't formatted my LM partition. I have all the files there????

Is there a solution????

Please help...

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Re: Installing GRUB alone separately--Help??

Postby vincent » Tue May 18, 2010 1:22 am

Assuming it was an install of Mint 8 and, not an upgrade from Mint 7, you would have Grub 2. In that case, follow this tutorial:
Debian Testing x64/LM9 Main x64/Windows 7 x64 - LG R580 laptop w/ Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 2.1 GHz, 4 GB DDR2 RAM, Nvidia Geforce G 105M, Ralink rt2860 802.11n, 300 GB WD HD 5400 rpm

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