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Old 25-03-2009
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How to put an MBR on a disk that does not have it ?

I have a new hard drive, and I saw that when I remove the old one, the bios tells me "MBR missing", how can I boot on the new (on which there is vista) by removing the old? (also in vista).
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Re: How to put an MBR on a disk that does not have it ?

With the Vista installation dvd/cd, there are several ways to restore a mbr, without re-format. I can not remember exactly but it seems to me to ask "repair" and then start and choose the system. Unless the command fixmbr. There is also TestDisk which allows for an MBR.
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Re: How to put an MBR on a disk that does not have it ?

Hi! I don't have the CD. So how to achieve the same without the Windows CD?
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Re: How to put an MBR on a disk that does not have it ?

Do you have a floppy drive?
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Re: How to put an MBR on a disk that does not have it ?

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Do you have a floppy drive?
For floppy drive, no.

I have an OEM version, it must be mandatory format (if I am not mistaken) before installing, on which I am sure is that we can not do the update (that is a less expensive).
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