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On 12/9/2010 12:19 PM, Robert Myers wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Shelby, James<[email protected]>  wrote:
>    
>> When you install Fedora you choose where to install the boot loader.  It was
>> installed on the fedora drive instead of the windows drive.  It would be
>> less risky to add Fedora to the Windows boot loader.
>>
>>      
> Many years ago now, I either misunderstood and/or didn't follow
> correctly the boot loader instructions given by the installer (RedHat
> or Fedora, can't remember now).
>
> Result: two unbootable disks, just like the OP here.
>    
Which is why, if you value the data on your computer at all, when making 
a major change like installing a new OS, you should  *always*   have a 
complete backup of your system.  No pushback, just fact.  With today's 
sub-$100 terabyte plug-in drives and tons of cheap or free backup 
software it just makes sense.

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