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    cant boot windows without linux

    I installed mandriva on a second hard drive the first one has windows, but i didn't like mandriva so i deleted it when i was in windows by going to the manage my computer part then the storage section and i wiped mandriva hd now my computer wont startup without mandriva installed on the second hd because of that dual boot screen i think it needs that. how do i get it to be just windows again with 2 hds and no dual boot screen. just automatically starts into windows xp.

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    Linux Guru Jonathan183's Avatar
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    Oct 2007
    Use SuperGrub to restore Windows bootloader code to the MBR of your Windows harddrive.

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Boot up from Windows Installation CD, select Repair and execute fixmbr command at repair prompt.

    Windows Installation CD doesn't work in a few machine. In that case, SuperGRUB will sort out problem.
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