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You will need to run the FIXMBR command from your Windows installation disk.
Please see here for instructions:
http://www.ntfs.com/mbr-damaged.htm

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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HI,

Can you please describe your problem?

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

  • Priya darshan Aug 19, 2008


    Repairing a Damaged MBR

    Your Windows XP setup CDROM has a tool called the Recovery Console,
    which is designed to help you repair a damaged master boot record or
    boot sector. To start the Recovery Console and fix your damaged MBR,
    follow these steps:



    1. Restart your computer with the Windows XP Setup disk in the CDROM drive.

    2. If you are prompted to press a key to start the computer from
      CDROM, do so quickly. Otherwise it may try to boot from the hard drive.

    3. After a few minutes, you'll see a prompt to press the R key to start the Recovery Console.

    4. When Recovery Console starts, it will prompt you to enter a
      number corresponding to the Windows XP installation that you need to
      repair. In most cases, you'll enter "1" (which will be the only
      choice). If you press ENTER without typing a number, Recovery Console
      will quit and restart your computer.

    5. Enter your Administrator password. If you don't enter the correct password, you cannot continue.

    6. At the Recovery Console command prompt, type fixmbr and then verify that you want to proceed.


    Your damaged MBR will be replaced with a shiny new one, and you
    should then be able to boot your system normally. In some cases, you
    may need to repair the boot sector in addition to the MBR. If your
    system still doesn't boot properly, repeat the steps above, but issue
    the fixboot command instead.


    NOTE: These procedures assume that you have only one operating
    system installed. If you are an advanced user and have a multi-boot
    system with more than one operating system, you may need to do some
    additional reading about the fixmbr and fixboot commands at the
    Microsoft website.


  • Priya darshan Aug 19, 2008

    For more fixes,please click on the below link:

    http://www.ptdd.com/mbr.htm


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