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Old 08-27-2005, 05:56 PM   #1
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Arrow help GRUB


How do u unistall it. see what happened first was i had linux 9 on a widows 98 computer which just killed the memory so i took off linux and put in the windows 98 recovery disk and it formated the disk and installed windows 98 back on but when u turn the computer back on it come to a black screen with one word on it and it is the word GRUB. can some one get me detailed instructions on how to remove this, so i can have a normal windows operating computer again. thanks in advance andrew
 
Old 08-27-2005, 06:24 PM   #2
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for windows 98, insert the boot floppy and at the command line type "fdisk /mbr"
 
Old 08-27-2005, 10:40 PM   #3
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Quote:
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for windows 98, insert the boot floppy and at the command line type "fdisk /mbr"
Since i haven't used windows 98, i'm doubtful that if he has reinstalled his 98 then why it didn't overwrite the grub in mbr ???
Do you manually require to "fdisk /mbr" in case of 98.???

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Old 08-27-2005, 11:30 PM   #4
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"fdisk /mbr" rewrites the windows mbr no matter which windows version is installed

in newer version of win u need to use "fixmbr"

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Old 08-28-2005, 12:03 AM   #5
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"fdisk /mbr" rewrites the windows mbr no matter which windows version is installed

in newer version of win u need to use "fixmbr"

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Agree.
What i intended to ask was that generally when we reinstall windows XP it automatically rewrites mbr. But here why we have to use "fdisk /mbr" manually ??? Doesn't win 98 after reinstallation, in case of dual booting, overwrites the grub boot loader in mbr ??
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Old 08-28-2005, 07:44 AM   #6
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just to check that windows was installed correctly,but the MBR wasn't

u can rewrite the win mbr using fdisk /mbr or fixmbr

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