In days of yore (26 Feb 1995 05:35:01 GMT)
::: >Type fdisk /mbr from the dos prompt, and the master boot record will be
::: Yea, I tried that and it trashed my whole hard-drive.
::If it's going to trash anything, it's going to be the master boot record,
::not the hard drive. This should only be a problem if you don't have an
::operating system on your computer. Can you elaborate on your problem any?
If he was using Disk "Mangler" (err...Manager) or vFeature or
SuperStor or any of those he could very easily have rendered
the drive inaccessible. However, if he had LILO installed
before that than that would preclude this possibility.
If his CMOS values were wrong when he did the FDISK /MBR
that could also do it in.
Linux: an OS with a CLUE
(Command Line User Environment)