MBR Fixer

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Bman, Jan 14, 2006.

  1. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I need a program that fixes the master boot record or any boot viruses that I can run from a cd. My computer can't see the C drive, so I cant use a disk. It only works from cdrom.

    Anybody know of a program?
     
  2. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    I use MBRtool. Tread carefully it is a powerful command line tool which means can be easily mis-used.

    http://downloads-zdnet.com.com/MBRtool/3000-2248_2-10252935.html

    Also the authors info.

    Author contact information : MBRtool@DiyDataRecovery.nl
    Webpage : www.diydatarecovery.nl / www.kuurstra.cistron.nl

    I usually just have it re-write track 0.
    MBRtool /WT0 /DSK:0 - will wipe track 0 on disk 0

    But it can also copy the backup MBR to the primary one if the backup is intact. It also makes mbr backups, etc.
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2006
  3. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I usually use a windows 98 disk. At boot I put the ol' fdisk /mbr then hit f3, return to repeat a couple or times ..
     
  4. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Thanks