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By lncrwley ·
I had Roxio Go Back on my computer. I have 2 hard drives. I installed it to my C drive. Something happened to my partitions and I couldn't even get past the POST. I did a fdisk and format of the C drive and reloaded windows 2000 pro. Now, windows doesn't see the second hard drive because Go Back is still "guarding" it. I tried to uninstall it by reinstalling Go Back but it said that it was already on the second hard drive and wouldn't let me install it. Does anyone know of a way for me to get Go Back off my second hard drive without formatting it? I really need to recover those files on that drive.

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by Ann777 In reply to Roxio Go Back

Information in this article pertains to restoring GoBack to the Master Boot Record (MBR) after a program, such as FDisk, has modified and/or deleted GoBack from the MBR. This can occur when a user or a program boots from media other than the hard drive on which GoBack is installed, without loading the GoBack drivers, and replaces the MBR. After such a program has modified and/or deleted GoBack from the MBR, the system may fail during boot with the following error: Type the name of the commandinterpreter.

To restore GoBack to the MBR and regain access to your files:

1. Locate the Windows boot disk. If you do not have one you will have to create one on a separate computer.

2. Copy GB_Prog.exe from the GoBack CD to the Windows boot disk. (You will need to either boot from the Windows boot disk or copy the file from the CD to the floppy on another computer.)

3. Insert the Windows boot disk (with CD-ROM support and no RAM drive).

4. Restart the computer. The computerwill restart and boot from the Windows boot disk.

5. When the command prompt appears, type: a:\gb_prog.exe and press Enter. The following GoBack error dialog appears:
"GoBack (129): GoBack has detected an active GOBACKIO.BIN file on disk #, butit appears as though the MBR has been modified by some utility other than GoBack. Do you want GoBack to attempt recovery on this hard disk?" (# Indicates the hard drive that contains the GOBACKIO.BIN file previously installed by GoBack).

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by Ann777 In reply to Roxio Go Back

6. Click Yes . The following message appears:
"GoBack (14: GoBack has re-hooked itself into the MBR on disk #. Your system will be rebooted following the disk scan so it can start up normally with GoBack active."

7. Click OK.

8. Remove the Windows boot disk from the floppy drive and your system will boot into Windows normally.

Please Note: Using the above steps with GoBack version 2.1, 2.1a, or 2.1c will cause a GoBack engine error (101 error)


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Above info is from:

http://www.roxio.com/en/support/roxio_support/goback/kb_articles.html#_Toc12861739

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by Ann777 In reply to Roxio Go Back

And here are all the knowledge base articles for Go Back:

http://www.roxio.com/en/support/roxio_support/goback/kb_articles.html

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by lncrwley In reply to Roxio Go Back

Thank you! It worked but took alot of work to get it done. I had to disconnect the second hard drive, reboot and install Go Back on my C drive. Then I shut down, reconnected the second hard drive. When it came up, it had all the hard drives listed and I was able to uninstall Go Back.

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by lncrwley In reply to Roxio Go Back

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