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    Question About "Fixing A Broken MBR".

    Thanks for all of your help. :)
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    Question About "Fixing A Broken MBR".

    I didn't see such an option in the BIOS. One more question for you though: Could this problem be circumvented if I installed an IDE controller card (PCI)? My thinking is that the controller card might have its own BIOS ROM... but I've never used one so I don't know how it interfaces with...
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    Question About "Fixing A Broken MBR".

    Thanks. I was able to run the utility after switching the drive from primary slave to primary master position (weird, huh?). Anyhow, at that point I had given up and I wrote zeros to the entire drive and reinstalled Ubuntu. Imagine my disappointment when the same DISK BOOT FAILURE occurred...
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    Question About "Fixing A Broken MBR".

    Thanks, I tried this and FIXBOOT would not work. It returned the following error: "FIXBOOT cannot find the system drive, or the drive specified is not valid" I tried multiple times to do: FIXMBR FIXBOOT UPDATE: I had given up and decided that I was going to write zeros to the...
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    Question About "Fixing A Broken MBR".

    Hi Computer Guru, and thanks for writing the guide on fixing a broken MBR. While I have not yet attempted to follow the steps in the guide, I may do so depending on what you can tell me about my specific problem. To make a long story short, I encountered a boot problem on my Ubuntu-only...