hard drive missing in my computer

  Newuser2 20:27 23 Nov 07
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I installed Kubuntu on my second hard drive and on running my computer in XP the icon is not showing, is this normal, both HD's show in Kubuntu.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:40 23 Nov 07

Yes XP cannot see the Kubuntu loader.

Do you wish to keep or delete Kubuntu?

  Newuser2 20:53 23 Nov 07

Probably delete Kubuntu, I'm going to try PCLinux when the CD arrives.
I'm just checking out Linux to see which one suits me best.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:13 23 Nov 07

Ok. Launch Recovery Console from WinXP Install CD (you must boot it first) and type

fixboot
fixmbr

to disable LILO or GRUB.
Kubuntu partitions can be removed in Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Computer Management->Disk Management

  Newuser2 16:52 24 Nov 07

For some reason XP will not allow me to run recovery, successfully, it tries to do a reinstall or something equally strange. I appear to have sorted out the boot prob but the second HD is still no showing.

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