[Wolves] Master Boot Record

Rob Annable rob.annable at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 15:17:05 GMT 2004

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 15:08:19 +0000, Peter Cannon
<peter at cannon-linux.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 November 2004 14:58, Rob Annable wrote:
> > On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 14:46:41 +0000, Kevanf1 <kevanf1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Try to get hold of the manufacturers disk tools software.  It's
> > > usually on their website somewhere.  This will allow you to reset the
> > > MBR and zero fill the drive. This effectively makes it as it came from
> > > the factory.
> Seriuosly guys this aint hard make a Win98 boot floppy ( If you cant, email me
> I'll put the files on our site so you can download them) plonk the floppy in,
> boot the machine when you get the dos prompt do fdisk follow on screen
> instructions delete all partitions do fdisk /mbr then (after 2 million
> re-boots) do fdisk again and create a new dos partition (if you want one)
> easy peasey lemon squeezy. :-)

Seriously Peter, I believe you :) I shall try it again this evening. I
made a half hearted attempt at this last night but will try it again
before I do anything drastic. Like take a sledgehammer to my machine
(which is seriously tempting since I've just blown the dust off my old
Mac SE and I'm thinking about buying this:


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