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Old 02-13-2002, 11:54 PM   #1
thugzclub
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Xp and RH 7.2 Multiboot and Xp MBR restoration


:smash: i mistakenly put lilo on the MBR of XP SO cannot boot into XP any more, i was told that using the windows 98 startup disk with fdisk /mbr will restotre the MBR will this workd????


If not how do modify LILO to dual boot XP and RH 7.2 are they any howto's or does any body know "how to "
 
Old 02-15-2002, 10:23 AM   #2
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yeah... fdisk /MBR should wipe clean the MBR...
 
Old 02-15-2002, 01:00 PM   #3
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Can any body tell me how to modify LILO so i can multiboot Xp and RH 7.1
 
Old 02-15-2002, 01:35 PM   #4
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here are plenty of solutions on this site if you search.
 
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