Installed SuSE 8.1 now Win2k won’t boot!

My machine was running Windows 2000 on FAT32.  The drive is 20GB.  And yes I did say FAT32, no NTFS here.  I installed it on FAT32 because I knew I would be installing Linux on it eventually.
So anyway, I installed SuSE on last night, it scanned the drive and shrank the Win2k partition down to 10GB, giving Linux 10GB of elbowroom, obviously.
After setting up root and my own user account, configuring hardware and rebooting, GRUB started and gave me the option of starting Linux or Windows.
So I selected Windows just to check if it was still working correctly. And no, it wasn’t.
Nothing happened, GRUP printed a couple of lines to the screen and then just a cursor flashing.  Logging into Linux I can still see all the windows directories on C.  But it will not boot. Is there any way to repair Windows boot record, when this happens?
eoincorriganAsked:
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Adrian DobrotaNetworking EngineerCommented:

  Where did u installed grub? mbr/hdax?
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makerpCommented:
you may need to get a repair disk for windows 2000
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eoincorriganAuthor Commented:
kronostm: Not sure where it is installed, I'll have to check.

makerp: I don't have a windows 2000 repair disk.  From reading the comments on the link you sent would it be enought to boot off a floppy to dos and run "fdisk /MBR"???

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eoincorriganAuthor Commented:
kronostm: Not sure where it is installed, I'll have to check.

makerp: I don't have a windows 2000 repair disk.  From reading the comments on the link you sent would it be enought to boot off a floppy to dos and run "fdisk /MBR"???

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Adrian DobrotaNetworking EngineerCommented:
if you have grub installed on mbr, then fdisk /mbr will erase the boot loader and you won't be able to boot in linux until you will repair grub (booting from a linux rescue disc)
this will ideed repair your masterboot and it's possible to restore the possibility of booting in windows. If so, try to install grub on mbr or try lilo.

best regards
kronos
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eoincorriganAuthor Commented:
So if I run "fdisk /MBR" it'll allow me to boot Windows but not Linux?

They sound like a couple of fighting flat mates. One booting out the other, over and over again.

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wheeeee12345Commented:
This will probably work:

1) Make a Linux boot floppy
2) Use the Recovery Console in the Windows 2000 cd (boot off of it) to restore the Windows bootloader
3) Boot into linux with your boot disk and reinstall GRUB/LILO.
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