cannot boot the system after unistalling Acronis OS Selector 8.0 Build 917

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  1. gi_ro

    gi_ro Guest

    PLEASE PLEASE HELP ME!!!!
    I cannot boot the system anymore after unistalling Acronis OS Selector 8.0 Build 917... it says: "Starting MS-DOS..." without any actions
    What should I do?
    thanks,
    gi_ro
    rondine@myrealbox.com
     
  2. bodgy

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    What operating system are you running?


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  3. gi_ro

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    my system is:

    Laptop HP omnibook xt6050
    Pentium III 1 GHz
    784 MB RAM
    OS: Win2000 Professional
    only one partition C: FAT32 /device/Harddisk0/Partition2

    I already tried to run "fixmbr" command booting from Windows Installation Disc into Recovery Console but the problem persists!
    The problem is also that I dont have with me a floppy disc drive, then I cant execute anyting else than a standard Win2K installation CD...

    Thanks in advance for all your help!!!
     
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    OK, when you run FIXMBR you should get a message saying that it is corrupt or contains data that isn't normal. This will be OS10's file lurking.

    When FIXMBR is run (try fixmbr /C: note the space) when you accept the overwrite question, the mbr should then be OK.

    The next thing is to run bootcfg /scan so that it can pick up your w2k boot signature.

    If the HP OEM version of w2k is an early one, then there used to be a repair install option from the boot CD much like the one that now appears on the XP CD. On later versions of 2k they deleted this option and you had to do it all by hand.

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