master boot record

How do you fix a dual boot system if you had to reinstall Windows Vista and you can no longer boot to Fedora Core 6 (FC6) or Fedora Linux ? Nobody wants to reinstall FC 6 or Fedora Linux again! Almost all versions of Microsoft Windows (including XP, Vista and old versions) overwrite GRUB bootloader […]

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If you don’t want to take any chances with your data, it is recommended that you backup hard disk partition table. Last Friday I was discussing some issues with one of our customer and he pointed out me dd command. Backup MBR with dd command dd the old good command which now backup partition tables […]

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Recently my hard disk went bad (some bad sectors developed), my boot.ini (Windows XP boot file) corrupted. I was using NT boot loader to load Linux. So I need to repair the Grub i.e. restore Grub in master boot record (MBR). Today is national holiday (I-DAY) and I wanna watch TV. Problem is neither I […]

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