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Old 07-16-2005, 11:35 PM   #1
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Question Question on Grub language

I made the mistake of buying a rebuilt hard drive to save money. I had to Fdisk it and when I got done and rebooted with the Windows 98 floppy (this is on an old puter), it took me to grub>
I know, absolutely, nothing about Linux.
I am trying to install windows and it looks like they left Red Hat on the boot sector?

I tried install and nothing, I tried setup and nothing, so PLEASE,
does anyone know what I do to get the cd installed on the hard drive?
Old 07-17-2005, 12:06 AM   #2
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Boot with the Win floppy, then type
fdisk /mbr
That should erase the MBR and windows should install ok.

Old 07-17-2005, 12:42 AM   #3
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Thanks, will try that tomorrow.
I wouldn't even bother with that puter, but I use it for backup when I'm working on this one.


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