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2015-12-13, 00:30   #6
chalsall
If I May

"Chris Halsall"
Sep 2002
Barbados

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Quote:
 Originally Posted by Rodrigo Trouble is, there are three operating systems on that drive, even excluding Netrunner 16, plus an OEM partition. XP is the first OS installed on the HDD, followed by Vista and then Netrunner 12.
I don't really understand the problem. But, to remove the master boot record simply do:

Code:
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=446 count=1
...as root (under Linux) on said machine. Replace "/dev/sda/" with whatever your harddrive shows up as. It could be "/dev/hda" etc instead.

Make sure you type this exactly correctly. The "dd" command can very dangerous.

To remove the different partitions, use the "fdisk" command. This can also be very dangerous.

I accept no liability if these commands cause you problems, but these are the tools I use at least once a month to do what you are wishing to do.

Last fiddled with by chalsall on 2015-12-13 at 00:32