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How to repair the Windows XP boot loader

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What you need.

  • Windows XP CD (doesn’t matter whether Home or Professional)

    1.  Boot the computer from the Windows XP disk at start-up
    2. Once greeted with the Welcome to Windows XP setup screen select Recovery Console.
    3. Select your Windows installation (if prompted).
    4. Type:  fixboot
    5. Press Enter
    6. Press Y
    7. Type: fdisk /mbr
    8. Press Enter
    9. Restart the computer and remove the Windows XP CD.