dual booting XP & Linux Mint 8 lxde

Microsoft Windows xp professional w/serv...
June 24, 2010 at 11:51:20
Specs: Windows XP, amd athlon/ddr 2
I was using win xp os,then I installed linux mint 8 lxde(helena).at that time I could run two os.
but my pc encountered some virus problems . so I reinstalled my xp. after of it only xp boots. I can't boot linux.what will I do to make the menu to select both os?

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June 24, 2010 at 12:06:02
you would reinstall the linux boot loader

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June 24, 2010 at 15:25:34
Did you have Mint installed within Windows as a program? Or did you have it installed on a separate partition or separate HDD?

I suggest you download Mint 9 & install it from within Windows. The boot menu will be setup automatically. Then you can delete the older version 8.

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