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Old 01-18-2005, 01:08 PM   #1
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remove lilo


I installed lilo on the mbr but i want to get rid of linux off the portable and still b able to boot windows, i dont hav a floppy drive
 
Old 01-18-2005, 01:11 PM   #2
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Go into windows, go to a dos console and type

fdisk /mbr
 
Old 01-18-2005, 01:16 PM   #3
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will dat not delete everything off the mbr and stop windows booting?

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Old 01-18-2005, 01:45 PM   #4
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No that will restore the standard windows mbr

fdisk /mbr
 
Old 02-05-2005, 10:14 PM   #5
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Hi,

I'm using windows XP Professional and the fdisk/mbr command doesn't work with XP - When I tried using the installion disk to access the recovery console, it said the version on the disk is older than the one I have running (?!) and wouldn't work. My floppy drive isn't working (I tried to make an MS DOS start up disk). Please help me! I keep getting that annoying mandrake lilo start up window when I turn the PC on - and if I don't select windows it tries going into linux and get a "kernel panic" (I removed linux and formatted the partitions, but the linux start up thingie is *still* there!!). What can I do to stop this! I wish I'd never even tried using linux!
 
  


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