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Old 12-19-2003, 03:12 PM   #1
Bilal
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How to restore windows xp boot record?


Hi,
Today I just install the Mandrake Linux, but some how linux graphical interface is not working (I think some files missing in the cd package).. I remove the linux sucessfully, now I want to restore the windows XP Pro boot record so my system returns to its normal condition i-e linux loader must be removed...

I try the FIXBOOT C: command in Windows XP setup recovery console but still I am getting the same Mandrake loader how I can completely remove it as it like ir nver be installed before ?????? any idea..comments??

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Old 12-19-2003, 03:23 PM   #2
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I don't know about windows XP, but with windows 2000 you could type fixmbr in the recovery console.
 
Old 12-20-2003, 05:34 AM   #3
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hi....
Yes I know about it, but when I try to use it, it give the warning that your other partitions may be lost if you continue this command.... I don't want to take the risk... I want a confirmation about it, that if I use it my data or other partitions will remain safe..
 
  


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