Tag: boot

Backup and Restore Boot sector

Use these commands to backup/restore your boot sector dd if=/dev/hda of=bootsector.img bs=512 count=1 # backup dd if=bootsector.img of=/dev/hda #restore Original…

Create a Boot Floppy

Create a boot floppy – if you still have a floppy drive? mkbootdisk –device /dev/fd0 `uname -r`

Adding a Windows Entry to Grub

The code to add a Windows loading section in Grub title Windows rootnoverify (hd0,1) chainloader +1 [tags]grub,windows,linux,boot,loader[/tags]

Disable Password Prompt at Startup in Windows XP

Note: This post may be wrong. I’m getting a lot of complaints that this doesn’t work. See the Microsoft page…