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buddycwll 09-03-2001 02:03 PM

Grub removal
I have mandrake on one HD and win ME on the other. Grub was installed with mandrake for the dual-boot thingy. How do I safely remove grub so that I only boot to my windows ME disk?

Colonel Panic 09-03-2001 04:56 PM

Go to a DOS prompt, and type :

fdisk /mbr

There ya go! All nice and safe!

???Can you get into DOS???

*****Colonel Panic*****

buddycwll 09-04-2001 04:18 AM

Someone has told me that before. I take it you mena booting with a floppy and then doing that? Doesn;t that wipe the master boot record leaving my computer absolutly crippled?

linuxcool 09-05-2001 01:16 AM

No. It doesn't wipe the master boot record. It just replaces the grub or whatever bootloader is in the mbr and replaces it with the original boot loader program.

buddycwll 09-05-2001 04:04 AM

Right, so ....
How should I do this? Use a boot disk and then run fdisk /mbr or do an F8 and go to does that way?

linuxcool 09-05-2001 04:45 AM

That's right. Just get yourself an msdos or a windows boot disk that has fdisk on it and boot up and run fdisk /mbr.

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