[ubuntu-uk] mbr

Jim Price d1version at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 28 22:12:55 UTC 2012

On 28/01/12 21:13, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 28 January 2012 19:10, Barry Drake<ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com>  wrote:
>> On 28/01/12 17:31, Liam Proven wrote:
>>> There are boot floppy images for free download on:
>>> http://www.bootdisk.com/
>> Free download? �The guy seems to want me to pay $4 for any of his downloads.
>> �Could be worth it, but I'll stick with Clonezilla as it doesn't cost even
>> $1.
> I've been using the site for more than a decade&  I've never paid.
> It's not like he owns the software; it's mostly Microsoft copyright. I
> just checked the site and I did not see any requests for payment or
> anything. I am thus puzzled.

They wanted $9.75 from me. The link from this sentence in the article:

"Please note that this download is no longer free, due to licensing 
restrictions imposed upon us."

linked to:


which explained how MS wanted their pound of flesh.

I too will be sticking to free tools. I find the Ubuntu server CDs ideal 
for re-installing a broken Grub2 MBR with minimum hassle.


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