About rebuilding MBR

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About rebuilding MBR

Post by Sudeep » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:56 am

Does rebuilding MBR harms hard disk data(ie does it erases data ?)
I have installed Ubuntu alongside windows 7(inside Windows 7 with dual boot, no separate partition). And I need to remove GRUB so remove Linux completely. I know that it can be done by rebuilding MBR. If i uninstall Ubuntu from windows, it will uninstall but the GRUB remains as it is and windows cannot be booted. Any other idea to remove Linux installed inside windows ?????

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Re: About rebuilding MBR

Post by kenc51 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:20 am

It doesn't affect the data on the drive, but if not done correctly it can leave the HDD unbootable
It's not too difficult to install a new bootloader if that happens, so don't worry.

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Re: About rebuilding MBR

Post by Sudeep » Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:31 am

Thanx.

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