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Old 12-14-2003, 07:23 PM   #1
eaglegst
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Question How to remove lilo from MBR safely?


I am running a dual-boot system (win98 and Debian).
Two physical harddisks.
Debian installed lilo in MBR on hd0(win).

Now I want to unplug the Debian disk and use it on another machine.
But win can not start without lilo.

Can anyone tell me how to solve this problem?


Thanks a lot.
 
Old 12-14-2003, 07:53 PM   #2
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Re: How to remove lilo from MBR safely?

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Originally posted by eaglegst
I am running a dual-boot system (win98 and Debian).
Two physical harddisks.
Debian installed lilo in MBR on hd0(win).

Now I want to unplug the Debian disk and use it on another machine.
But win can not start without lilo.

Can anyone tell me how to solve this problem?


Thanks a lot.
Use your windows 98 boot disk and when booted to the dos prompt fdisk /mbr.
 
  


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