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I had windows xp installed in my computer and after then I installed Fedora Linux in one of the partition of the harddisk. After Linux installation Linux has become my default operating system. But now I wanna make windows the default operating system. Plz help me to do this.

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I had windows xp installed in my computer and after then I installed Fedora Linux in one of the partition of the harddisk. After Linux installation Linux has become my default operating system. But now I wanna make windows the default operating system. Plz help me to do this.

Try this;
Open Terminal and execute this
Code: su -nano /boot/grub/grub.conf

Set default=2. Press Ctrl+X, Y and hit Enter key to save file.

You can find more on this;
http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redhat-fedora-linux-help/143055-changing-boot-order-make-xp-default-os.html

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/ubuntu-63/how-to-make-xp-boot-as-default-os-in-winxp-ubuntu-dual-boot-system-481631/

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Try this;
Open Terminal and execute this
Code: su -nano /boot/grub/grub.conf

Set default=2. Press Ctrl+X, Y and hit Enter key to save file.

You can find more on this;
http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redhat-fedora-linux-help/143055-changing-boot-order-make-xp-default-os.html

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/ubuntu-63/how-to-make-xp-boot-as-default-os-in-winxp-ubuntu-dual-boot-system-481631/

Thank you very much for this solution. This solution really works, except we use "default=1" in place of "default=2".
Although this solution is very helpful to me and I owe you to submit this solution for me.I have become a fan of you...
My email id is saurabh.jgec@gmail.com. If you have no problem please send me your email id. I have to ask some more question related to computer.

Edited by saurabh.jgec: n/a

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I'm glad I was able to help solve your problem.
Please mark this thread as solved.
Please use the "Open Forum" to address any further computer issues as everyone benefits.

Thanks

Don

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. If you have no problem please send me your email id. I have to ask some more question related to computer.

Hi,getting better ,you actually made it sound like you had a problem and not just wanting someone to mail you !so you could get there email address

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