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Unable to boot since removing Linux

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by johntren, Feb 16, 2003.

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  1. johntren

    johntren Thread Starter

    Feb 16, 2003
    I have my hard disk partitioned as follows C: Fat32 Windows2000 plus other applications, D: Fat32 My Data, (documents etc) and E: linux. As I have not been using Linux I formatted the linux partition as fat32(formatted it through windows). I thought the boot loader, grub was loacated on the MBR (now i am not sure) and would not effect my windows partions, It has: When my PC boots now I will get a screen that has the word grub and a cursor. I have the c: partition set as active. How can I fix this???
  2. lynch


    Aug 3, 2002
    Get a win98 bootdisk or download one from here .(Get the win98se oem one).
    Reboot the computer and make sure in the bios it's set to boot from floppy.Save settings and exit.
    At the prompt type fdisk/mbr and that should fix it.
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