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By rgravelle ·
I installed corel linux on a separate scsi
drive so it would not cause problems with
windows. Now when I boot my machine, LILO
comes up and I choose my OS.
When I try to shutdown windows I get a fatal
error and I have to turn off my machine.
Ican no longer boot windows in safe mode.
If I disconnect my scsi drive and start my
machine, I get "01" all over my screen.
Where does LINUX WRITE THE BOOTLOADER instructions in windows? I wish to remove it
but dont know how. This has become a major
problem for me. Hope someone can help!!!!

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by Hasse MCSE/Brainbench In reply to linux bootloader

Hi!

If you have disconnected your SCSI drive this is how you get your system to boot good old Windows again.

Boot on a Win 98 floppy.
This is only recommended as a last resort, but it has worked for me numerous times.
Execute the following from the dos prompt:

FDISK /MBR

This will write over your master boot record with the copy of it and totally wipe out lilo.

/Hasse

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by rgravelle In reply to linux bootloader

Thank you, I had forgotten about fdisk /mbr

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