How do I get rid of booteasy??? & re-install windows xp mbr
nalists at scls.lib.wi.us
Mon Aug 1 18:34:48 GMT 2005
Sorry, I'm an idiot and didn't read your whole message. Nor even
half. Must sleep more.
Greg Barniskis wrote:
> Jerry Tarwid wrote:
>> I am dual booting with Winblows XP and FreeBSD. I installed the
>> FreeBSD Boot manager so I can dual boot. I now want to remove it! I
>> have freaking scoured the $@!#$! net & still have NOT found an
>> answer??? Anyone???? I'm using an NTFS volume so fdisk/mbr doesn't
>> work and neither does booting to an xp cd recovery console and using
>> fixboot or fixmbr. The $#!@#$ booteasy boot manager still leaves
>> something in the mbr....nothing works! I cannot believe that I am the
>> only human being on the planet that has encountered this problem! A
>> LITTLE HELP???
> Hmmm... "scoured", eh? Googling "FreeBSD MBR uninstall" returns over
> 5000 hits. That's probably too many to cope with, but luckily the
> correct answer is listed at least twice in the top five pages. (Moral of
> the story: if your search terms are leading you nowhere, try different
> search terms ;).
> Use an XP boot floppy/CD with their fdisk program and "fdisk /MBR". If
> you'd prefer to remove the MBR using FreeBSD, see:
> man fdisk
> You can also clobber the MBR the same way you installed it in the first
> place: using sysinstall. This will simply invoke FreeBSD's fdisk on your
> behalf, if I'm not mistaken.
Greg Barniskis, Computer Systems Integrator
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