[Ubuntu-US-CA] Linux rules and probably has gained a new user

Adrian Petrescu apetresc at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 04:28:45 UTC 2010

Nice quick thinking! :)

On Friday, October 8, 2010, Robert Lewis <bob.l.lewis at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had an old friend call who had his MBR fail so he couldn't boot.
> He had no MS floppy and no CD/DVD media for MS to use the
> Recovery option.  Here is how I fixed it for him.  He is in Indiana.
> I had him come up on Ubuntu 10.04 Live CD.
> I then had him install "teamviewer" which gave me remote access to his
> machine even though it was a Live CD.   Teamviewer installed into ram.
> I then had him use Applications -> Ubuntu Software Center and download
> a program called "mbr".    I read the destructions and then typed:
> install-mbr /dev/sda
> and he rebooted and everything worked again.
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