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Old 09-03-2001, 01:03 PM   #1
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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?
 
Old 09-03-2001, 03:56 PM   #2
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Go to a DOS prompt, and type :

fdisk /mbr

There ya go! All nice and safe!

???Can you get into DOS???

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Old 09-04-2001, 03:18 AM   #3
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Ummmmm

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?
 
Old 09-05-2001, 12:16 AM   #4
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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.
 
Old 09-05-2001, 03:04 AM   #5
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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?
 
Old 09-05-2001, 03:45 AM   #6
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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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