[clug] Linux tool to fix Windows MBR

Carlo Hamalainen carlo.hamalainen at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 03:08:00 MDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 9:13 AM, Chris Smart<mail at christophersmart.com> wrote:
> I didn't know this existed, and often people ask how to restore a
> Windows MBR. Usually the answer is to boot a Windows install cd, and
> run fixmbr, but there's a Linux tool that can fix it, too called
> "ms-sys". Might be useful to someone out there.
> "http://penguininside.blogspot.com/2009/06/fixing-windows-mbr-from-linux.html"

I was helping a friend restore XP on her Acer laptop and discovered
that their automated recovery CDs don't fix the MBR. Pretty useless
but ms-sys saved the day.

Carlo Hamalainen

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