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I wish to restore MBR on an IBM Thinkpad. Nothing MS will touch this puppy. Everything MS locks up with code 32 error. (MBR is corrupted) Knoppix live loads and ...
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- 11-21-2006 #1
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Restoring MBR with Knoppix
I wish to restore MBR on an IBM Thinkpad. Nothing MS will touch this puppy. Everything MS locks up with code 32 error. (MBR is corrupted) Knoppix live loads and runs fine. Obviously doesn't have to access MBR on HD but just load to HD. May I fix the MBR with Knoppix and will Bill Gates Junk Ware be able to reload if I do? How do I do this if it's possible? There is absolutely nothing on the 40g HD I need to save except the drive itself.
- 11-21-2006 #2
Once in Knoppix, you can erase the MBR like that :
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=512 count=1
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