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Grub installation for linux

By mallik50 ·
i have installed windows after the linux but while booting its not giving the options to select any one of the os.
and my second question is what is the difference between FAT32 and NTFS

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by pbtj In reply to Grub installation for lin ...

windows overwrote your grub installation.
You will need a boot disk to get into your linux distro.
Then from a command line type the command:
grub-install /dev/hda

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by noelnuguid In reply to Grub installation for lin ...

I think Windows is not really nice with operating system. My recommendation is install windows first then install Linux.

FAT32 is somewhat an extension of the original FAT file system of the early DOS days. The original FAT can only accomodate the infamous 8.3 file format (8 character name and 3 character extension). FAT32 extends this limition to allow long filenames. FAT32 is basically used in Win9x and Windows ME.

NTFS stands for New Technology File System. Used by Windows NT,2000,XP,2003 upwards. This file system allow a more secure and stable way of handling files basically needed in most corporate/enterprise settings.

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