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Posted bySFK
Posted on02/06/05 07:23 AM



> > I had 98 and XP installed on separate partitions of my HDD. recently I
> formatted
> > the partition with 98 on it and reinstalled 98. Now the dual boot option would
> > no longer come up, even though XP is still installed on the other partition.
> How
> > do I get the dual boot option back?
>
> When you install Windows '98 it replaces the bootloader in the MBR with it's
> own, thus the NT bootloader (which offers the dual boot option) is no longer
> loading. Using the fixmbr command in the recovery console (boot the XP CD and
> select recovery console) should restore the NT bootloader.
>

Found the fixmbr command, but which parameter do I have to input to make it work? I got 98 installed on C: and XP on F:


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*dual boot issue  SFK01/16/05 08:26 AM
.*Re: dual boot issue  eevert01/22/05 01:08 AM
...need more details  SFK02/06/05 07:23 AM
..*Re: dual boot issue  [seh]01/22/05 08:23 AM
...*don't try it  Pr3tty F1y01/22/05 07:19 PM
....*I disagree  jajig04/07/05 05:54 AM