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Repair grub mbr and /boot using ubuntu 9.04 live CD

Hi there,

how to recover Ubuntu after installing Windows Vista x64? Vista is installed on another HDD partition, however it has probably overwritten the GRUB. I don't have the Ubuntu Live CD. How to do that without the CD?

Thank you in advance for the reply!

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In the future, you should always install Windows first then Linux second as Windows never plays nice with other operating systems and always overwrites the MBR. –  stevenrjanssens May 9 '10 at 19:15
    
see also the Super User faq on chroot. –  quack quixote May 9 '10 at 19:37

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Reinstall GRUB. I believe you'll need some kind of LiveCD for this though.

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