Moving the MBR



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Download EasyBCD (Google it) and you can manage booting anyway you want.



@ Mike Hawk:
Vista Recovery Disc download
(for OEM machines that aren't shipped with full installation media):

*nearly every day of my life is some kind of computer hell*


Mike Hawk

 I have a similar problem but I dont have the vista disc any suggestions?

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If I had a nickel for every time I wrecked my MBR... 

I used to use the XP disc to fix it. If you go into the prompt, you can try the fixmbr command.

[Don't quote me on any of the following, I may be wrong] 

If you don't have an XP disc, then GRUB is the Linux boot loader. I pretty sure you can install it without Linux, although I think it will require some savvy to do so. Again, this may not be the solution for you, but it has worked for me in the past.




here are the recovery discs in ISO format I found by using google.

Windows Vista 64-Bit (x64) Recovery Disc Torrent

Windows Vista 32-Bit (x86) Recovery Disc Torrent

they are about 120MB each, bootable.

can use a free ISO burner to burn to CD (i.e. gburner).

hope this helps


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