Restoring main boot record

  PhilK 14:08 30 May 2003
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I hazily remember what to do - something about the "applications and support" disk that came with the comp, thenboot from cd-rom then C:\>
Is it fdisk /mbr ? Do I need the "fdisk" or not ? Lat thing I want to do is wipe my HD !

  AndySD 14:54 30 May 2003

What is your operating system?

  Turkey Tech 16:35 30 May 2003

Just whack in a boot floppy, drop to a dos prompt and type:

sys A: C:

That should make a 95/98/ME machine sort itself.

for XP and 2K boot from your os's install CD, drop to the recover console and type:

fixboot /rebuild

job done.

  Rayuk 17:19 30 May 2003

click here
should confirm your memory

  PhilK 00:04 31 May 2003

Sorted. C:\fdisk /mbr did the business. But thaks loads to the contrinutions. ALL helpful. Cheers, peeps , Rayuk, Turkey Tech et al.

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