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Old 02-28-2004, 06:01 PM   #1
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Unhappy Please please, help me remove grub!


I hope someone out there can help me.

Just last night, I installed RHL 9 in a dual-boot with W2K.

Everything was going ok, except for a minor problem with my video card.

To make a long story short, in the end I have decided to forego the dual boot, and install RHL 9 on a dedicated machine.

So, what I did was -- stupily -- while booted into Windows, I reformatted the drive on which I had installed Red Hat.

All seemed to be going well UNTIL I rebooted my machine a few hours later.

Now, all I get is:


How can I get rid of grub, which has been left "orphaned" on my primary drive?

Please help!

Old 02-28-2004, 06:04 PM   #2
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just start the computer with a startup disk or a bootable win cd and when ur in dos type :
fdisk /mbr

this will erase grub from the master boot record
Old 02-28-2004, 06:06 PM   #3
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Trouble is, I don't have a W2K boot disk -- I only have the Red Hat boot disk...

Can I use that?

If so, how do I get to a command prompt?

I really do know next to nothing...

Thanks for your very quick response, BTW!
Old 02-28-2004, 06:10 PM   #4
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you could go to and see if you cant get one there..
Old 02-28-2004, 06:42 PM   #5
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ok. thanks...

I got a W2K boot disk...


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