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Re: [SLE] Reinstalling windows
  • From: Kevin Donnelly <kevin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 09:41:34 +0100
  • Message-id: <200607120941.35002.kevin@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 12 July 2006 09:08, Basil Chupin wrote:
> You need to start your computer using a Windows Me, or similar, system
> boot floppy with fdisk on it. Then issue the command:
> fdisk /mbr
> to overwrite the existing master boot record (mbr) with a new, clean one.

You can also use the WinXP CD:
- boot to recovery console
- run:
fixmbr

Depending on the type of drive, you may also need to ensure that the Windows
partition is toggled to bootable - fdisk will show you the partition status.

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