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Simple Program to fix Windows XP MBR?

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Hello all,

My Parents who live far away from me are having booting issues with Windows XP Pro. I told them to boot from the disk and fix the MBR only problem is that they don’t know what happened to their disk. I know I have seen some really great programs that fix basic boot issues but can't seem to find them on this board or when I Google them I think they were on lifehack but I just cant remember.

So, I need a program that is simple to use and can be burnt to a CD or DVD Rom since the other computer in their home does not have a floppy drive.

Thanks for the help,

GEO
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Mbr?
    
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Sorry Master Boot Record
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post #4 of 6
just boot from your o/s cd and go to recovery console log onto windows and type fixmbr, don't think it can get any more simple

on a side note, where in mi ya from, tri cities here
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Well thats what I would do but they dont have the OS Disk.

I live in Commerce Township, MI
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post #6 of 6
could try test disk
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