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I recently installed Ubuntu feisty fawn, intending to keep XP to create a dual-boot system. I selected the option to automatically use the largest contiguous free space for ubuntu in the ubuntu installer. GRUB works fine, and so does Ubuntu. However, when I to boot XP, it goes through the loading screen, then runs some sort of disk scan, then crashes to a blue screen. The data for XP must still be there because it loads, so I dont think the Ubuntu installer erased XP. Any ideas?
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did you seperate the OS's by paritions? cause if you didnt then you more likly messed something up somehow...trying reinstalling windows is all i can think of...
 
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sound like maybe you installed ubuntu over windows , currupting windows
    
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No, I didn't install ubuntu over windows. All the windows data is still there; i can access it through ubuntu.
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Can you boot XP in safe mode?
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