Boot manager

Jud judmarc at
Fri Aug 5 14:45:34 GMT 2005

On Fri, 05 Aug 2005 17:02:56 +0300, "Igor Demjanenko"
<idemjanenko at> said:
> >Hi! How could I have Windows boot record only, after I
> >have installed FreBSD's boot manager. I don`t want to
> >deinstall FreeBSD, just to remove FreeBSD boot manager
> >and to let the MBR exaclty as it was before installing
> >FreeBSD. Thank you in advance

> Assuming that you have Windows XP, you could try to run Windows XP 
> installation and during installation choose Repair mode.
> In repair mode try "fixmbr" command. After you fix you MBR, reboot the 
> computer and voila, have fun with Windows Boot loader :)

"Fixmbr" is available in Win2000 as well as XP, as is "fixboot."

If you want to be able to boot both FreeBSD and Windows, you might have
a look at GAG (<URL:>).


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