fdisk /mbr HELP !!

  PhilK 23:04 28 May 03

I installed Mandrake linux on a 2nd hard drive, to dual boot with my XP home. But when I went back after what i thought was a relatively succesfull installation (ie it refuses to install printer or scanner, but the internet's fine - what Im on now) I got a horror of a shock - a blue screen of death, saying "unmountable boot error" I tried a floppy to start it same result. I have many moons ago been told you put in the "applications and support CD (my comp is a Medion) and boot from CD go to C: and type fdisk /mbr and I'm not sure if it was the same problem, but it worked. So - have I got it right or would it be more sensible to wait until tommorow and talk to Medion ?

  jazzypop 23:22 28 May 03

click here - does this help?

  PhilK 14:52 29 May 03

It did indeed ! Cheers, mate !

Microsoft XP through to repair
then C:\>chkdsk /r

Then (quite a while later C:\> appears type in fixboot after C:\>

Then - fixed !

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