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SOT: w2k alters mbr

It sounds like the W2K boot loader is doing it to you. I don't know grub, 
but I have installed LILO in the MBR for Win2K at installfests, and that 
seems to work. 
A DOS standalone boot disk, will restore the MBR, but Linux fdisk can also 
change the flags. 
I don't think it is the partition flags that are being changed. It sounds 
to me that the pointer to the Win2K loader is being inserted.
On 15 Jun 2002 at 18:16, Rob Ransbottom wrote:
> I have an old fashioned mbr, like mdos3.1 fdisk /mbr.
> I am assuming that the active partition flags are in the mbr.

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