Question about fedora Linux Operating System

1 Answer

I am presently using fedora12.now i want to install windows 7 is it possible,they cannot taken any booting from the cd,by default grub installer is loading

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Mentor:

    An expert who has written 3 tips or uploaded 2 video tips.

  • Expert
  • 240 Answers

Hi Thanks for your question
In order to boot from the CD drive you must change the Boot Order in BIOS.
In order access BIOS you must press certain key on the keyboard during start up. Depending on the machine it may be F1, F2, F3, F10 or Delete key. Once you acces BIOS you must find Boot order settings. Again depending on machine this may look different, but most of the time it's a separate Tab or settings may be in general part in BIOS setup. When you find it you have to place CD/DVD drive on the top of the list of Boot Order and before exiting BIOS sace changes. Now your machine should Boot up form CD and you should be able to install Windows 7. Do not hesitate to ask more questions if further assistance is needed. Good Luck

Posted on May 08, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I had linux when i bought my hp compaq presario laptop.Then I installed windows 7 on it.I had my windows for3 years and didn,t had a problem till now.I updated windows and then when it restarted the grub...


Sounds like you may have installed windows alongside of linux after linux had been installed. This is not usually advised. If this is the case your most likely seeing windows boot loader instead of grub. If you did in fact fully replace with windows then the update may have two installations of windows on it. Either way I would recommend backing up data on hard drive (use a live cd to view data) and format hard drive and re-install Windows and if you had/want linux as well, install that after windows. If you can give me a little more info I can help you more.

Sep 03, 2013 | HP Computers & Internet

1 Answer

What is GNU grub?


The Grand Unified Bootloader (GRUB for short) is a program developed by the GNU software foundation. This program allows your Windows machine to load a number of different operating systems by presenting the user with a choice when the machine boots. This allows you, for example, to have both Linux and Windows XP installed on the same machine. If you find that you need to restore your XP system to a previous state and want to remove GRUB from your Windows XP, the process can be done in just a few minutes.

Ensure that your computer can boot from the CD/DVD drive. Start your computer and watch the startup screen. It will flash the key combination you need to press to enter BIOS. Enter this key combination and go into the system BIOS. Look under "Boot Options" or "Boot Order". Select "Boot from CD/DVD Drive" and make sure that it is listed as the first in the boot order. Save your changes before you exit the BIOS. Open the CD/DVD drive and insert your Windows XP install DVD. Reboot your system. Press "R" for "Recovery Console" when the "Welcome to Setup" screen appears. Enter the administrator password. At the prompt, type the following command: fixmbr Allow the XP system to recover the boot sector. When finished, it will return you to the command prompt. Type:exit Reboot your XP system. Hope this helps.

Dec 30, 2012 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Computer wont boot, recovery disk doesn't work after reinstalling it says an error has occurred.


There are two ways, choose which is suitable for you: 1) If you deleted a Linux partition and want to get rid of GRUB: - Insert your Windows CD. - In your BIOS settings, select boot from CD/DVD. - After the welcoming screen, type R (to enter the Recovery mode). - At the console (command-prompt/terminal) type: fixmbr - Everything should run fine after that. 2) If you installed Linux and have a problem with GRUB: - Insert your Linux distro CD. - In your BIOS settings, select boot from CD/DVD. - Enter the Live desktop and open a terminal. - Type: sudo grub -Type: find /boot/grub/stage1 (You might receive more than one location. Select the one you want to install GRUB onto) - Type: root (hd?,?) (Where "?" is the location you want to install GRUB) - Type: setup (hd0) (This is to install GRUB onto mbr) - Type: quit (To exit grub) - Reboot and everything should be fine.

Aug 20, 2010 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Screen goes blank after booting with WinXP SP2 CD.


Hi, your will need to delete your windows XP re format that part of your hard drive, then re install XP

Jul 04, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

4 Answers

What is grub error 17? how to fix it?


Its GRand Unified Bootloader used in Linux OS.
Normally you get this error when GRUB is not able recognise the partition from which you are trying to boot the system. Make sure the boot partition on your system is recognisable by GRUB (such as EXT3).

You can try to restore the GRUB using the LIVE CD
  1. Boot From Live CD
  2. Open Terminal Window
  3. type >sudo grub
  4. then type : find /boot/grub/stage1
  5. you'll get something like: (hd0, 1)
  6. then type : >root (hd0, 1)
  7. type: > setup (hd0)
  8. >quit
  9. >exit
Remove the Live CD and reboot the system.


Please let me know if you need any further assistance.


Thank you for choosing Fixya




Oct 30, 2009 | Compaq Presario M2000 Notebook

1 Answer

No grub loader


You havn't mentioned whether Ubantu inquired about the grub settings during its installation or not. If Windows doesn't have the boot loader than you can manually check it by looking at the boot flag set at a particular partition. This can be done by using an open source media GParted live cd, which can be used by booting from your CD Drive and then you can check and also set the boot flags at a particular partition. You can find it here: LiveCD-Download-8864.html">http://linux.softpedia.com/progDownload/GParted-LiveCD-Download-8864.html After burning, boot from it and in the GParted menu set the boot flag for the Ubantu partition, then you can use your your Ubantu, only if installed correctly, may be you can't use windows at that time, then remove the boot flag and windows will be back. Try installing Ubantu again and check the settings for grub bootloader.

Aug 20, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Pc linux OS reboot loop


It might be cause by The MBR was messed up by a bad grub install. You can try to fix the grub.

If you want to try reinstalling grub, boot from the live CD, log in as root, open a Konsole window, and at the prompt, ([root@localhost ~]#) type;

[root@localhost ~]# grub <Enter>

GNU GRUB version 0.97 (640K lower / 3072K upper memory) <-- This is the output from grub after <Enter>

[ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB
lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists the possible
completions of a device/filename. ]

grub> <-- The grub prompt.

From the grub prompt type;

grub> find /boot/grub/stage2 <Enter>
(hd0,0)
(hd0,4)
(hd0,5)
(hd0,9)
(hd0,11) <-- You'll only have one, use it
(hd1,0)
(hd1,2)
(hd1,4)

grub> root (hd0,5) <Enter> <-- Use what showed up above for yours
Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83 <-- Grub reports both ext2 and ext3 as ext2. Don't worry about it.

grub> setup (hd0) <Enter> <-- That is a zero (hd0), not a letter
Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists... yes
Checking if "/boot/grub/stage2" exists... yes
Checking if "/boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5" exists... yes
Running "embed /boot/grub/e2fs_stage1_5 (hd0)"... 15 sectors are embedded.
succeeded
Running "install /boot/grub/stage1 (hd0) (hd0)1+15 p (hd0,5)/boot/grub/stage2 /boot/grub/menu.lst"... succeeded
Done.

grub> quit <Enter>

Your done; grub is reinstalled


P.S.: If this information was helpful, please rate this solution.

Dec 06, 2008 | fedora Linux Operating System

1 Answer

Boot loader problem


I beleive that you are installed windows first and linux second,then dual booting will be configured automatically ,means linux will install the grub (boot loader)and configure it with what all Os u have.If your system is not booting and showing grub menu do one thing ,boot it from a linux cd and reinstall grub.

Oct 31, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

2 Answers

Ubuntu Repair Grub


Do you have any other OS's installed? Its with the Grub. mostly looking for another OS. let me know.

Aug 06, 2008 | Canonical Ltd. Ubuntu

Not finding what you are looking for?
fedora Linux Operating System Logo

Related Topics:

102 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top fedora Computers & Internet Experts

alex metro
alex metro

Level 3 Expert

331 Answers

Pieter Vleeshouwers
Pieter Vleeshouwers

Level 3 Expert

1824 Answers

tdk1988

Level 2 Expert

121 Answers

Are you a fedora Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...