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jamesgiles

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Hi,

I have in my pc two Sata drives, and one ata133 drive, and i recently put in another ata drive I recently found. Both the ata drives work independently of each other. However when they are both plugged in together i get the grub boot loader coming up.

It was definitely not installed on the new hard drive i plugged in, and while i didnt think it was installed on any of the old ones apparently it is left over from an old dual boot.

i have two questions;

why is the grub loader suddenly coming up when i have the two hard drives plugged in together.

how do i locate and delete the loader?

cheers
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rshaffer61

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Both ATA drives on the same IDE Ribbon?
If so are they set as one for Master and the other for Slave?
Did you change the Jumpers on the back of the two drives to reflect the above?
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i don't believe that grub is interested in jumpers,
change the boot device in your bios to boot your normal hdd and format the 'new' hdd
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rshaffer61

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Isn't Grub Boot Loader part of a Linux OS system Hawklord?
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yes mainly, but it also independant
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Ok thank you for the clarification because that is what was confusing me with jamesgiles having Vista.
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