[ltp] Restore WinXP MBR?

Antoine Dechaume linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 21 Nov 2003 11:03:23 +0100

Did you try to boot with your linux cd, and search for some rescue tools ?
On mdk distro, there's a tool to restor the original MBR.


Le Vendredi 21 Novembre 2003 10:44, Jordan Benjamin a =E9crit :
> So, while trying to get my partitions set up properly I installed grub
> into the mbr for the whole disk of my T40. Although this is not a
> problem for linux, I can't boot Windows anymore (this is required
> sometimes for me).
> I went ahead and got the recovery CDs from IBM (for which I was charged
> $40 since I've had the machine over 30 days...I hate computer
> companies). They restored everything but the MBR.
> I don't have a floppy drive; any suggestions? Would I be able to use any
> usb floppy drive to boot my ThinkPad (to use a windows boot floppy to
> fix the mbr)?
> Jordan