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RE: [vox-tech] BLASPHEMY (i.e., removing Linux from adual-bootsystem)
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RE: [vox-tech] BLASPHEMY (i.e., removing Linux from adual-bootsystem)



On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 22:00, Trevor Lango wrote:
> Okay, here is what you need/should do:
> 
> Boot off of a Windows XP Install CD and select the "Recovery Console"
> feature. When you are eventually at a command prompt, typing "fdisk /mbr" is
> necessary to overwrite LILO BUT will not be good enough for Windows XP...!!!
> XP uses additional files for booting besides the code residing in the MBR so
> it is essential that you ALSO type "bootcfg /rebuild" (or bootcfg with
> another valid option such as "/add" or "/default" or whatever you feel you
> need to do...) The combination of rebuilding the MBR and
> restoring/re-writing XP's boot files should make the Win OS boot just fine.

Oddly, my computer did not come with a Windows XP CD.  Blast.  I had to
track down a Windows 98 CD (not even 2nd edition!) and run fdisk from
the command line.

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