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How to recover Boot Sector

Some times there is some people that just want to get rid of Linux from their computers, so the first thing to do in order to prevent system won't boot any more is ensure that windows boots again. To do this is necessary the Windows XP installation disk, boot the system with it in the CD tray and then press "r" when prompted in order to go to the "Recovery Console"

In the recovery console, type the number of the partition with the windows installation, usually


Then run the following commands:

> fixmbr
> fixboot
> exit

Now windows will restart and boot directly into Windows XP.

Warning Important
To make this happen, you must ensure the Administrator account has non-empty password

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