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Old 12-17-2004, 02:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Useful DOS restoration commands

Please post the DOS command lines that you know can help in restoring your Windows system to a working state


1. Damaged MBR
Through MS startup disk: fdisk /mbr (Works with Win 98SE)


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Old 12-17-2004, 02:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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format c: <------------can fix any problem

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Old 12-17-2004, 09:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I dont think there's any command other than the fdisk.
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restore /p
(if you previously backed up the files)
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Old 12-17-2004, 05:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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scanreg /r

restore backup system registry info for older os

also attrib -<r a s or h depending on whats needed or +r to re attrib it)

also extract then cab name and its location and the destination and file needed.

then on newer there is fixboot and fixmbr (like fdisk /mbr)
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