Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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are there any manuals about dealing with different MBRs?
i am thinking in the ros installer and, for example, bug 2733
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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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how is this a tutorial?
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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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It's a request for one, which is perfectly valid.
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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

Post by FlyingIsFun1217 »

Z98 wrote:It's a request for one, which is perfectly valid.
Well, the subforum summary leads people to believe that it's for people who have tutorials, since it's:
Got a ReactOS tutorial to share? Drop it in here
As to the OP: What sort of tutorials are you looking for?

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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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FlyingIsFun1217 wrote:As to the OP: What sort of tutorials are you looking for?

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How to get ROS to detect and deal with different types of MBRs properly (like the bug states ROS doesn't, due to bad file sizes of the disk) and/or How to get ROS To install different types of MBRs. Those are usually the two common questions associated with MBRs. Although the OP may have a different question / request.
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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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I agree. This is for actual tutorials, not requests for them
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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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Hello I have this same issue the HDD I am Trying to install React Os on Had GRUB on it and i can't seem to remove GRUB
here are the things I have tryed

the "fixmbr" cmd via windows xp Recovery Console
the "fixboot" cmd via windows xp Recovery Console
Useing Gparted to Remove the MRB ( not sure why this did't work )


ideas anyone ?
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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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This is not a request thread.

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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

Post by brokndodge »

If you are trying to remove grub. lilo...etc.

From the recovery console of windows xp. I believe the command you are looking for is

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c:\ fdisk /mbr
c:\ fixmbr
fdisk /mbr will blank any record in the mbr, fix mbr will restore the windows xp mbr. from here a simple install of reactos should work.

I do apologize for the unfortunate answers you got. Some people who do not know the answer for some reason still feel compelled to respond.
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Re: Dealing with differenct MBRs (Grub, LILO, Win32 MBR...)

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And some people like to follow the forum guidelines.

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