1.    20 Dec 2015 #1
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    How to go back to orginal boot MBR


    I took a look at EasyBCD and played with it enough to use it's boot menu. Big mistake. How can I rid of the BCD stuff added and go back to the original boot menu (MBR?). They apparently do not visit their forum or no one knows how to do this. OH yeah, I learned that an backup copy does not help with this problem. I did not know about those first few sectors on the HD.
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  2.    20 Dec 2015 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by rfrharbin View Post
    I took a look at EasyBCD and played with it enough to use it's boot menu. Big mistake. How can I rid of the BCD stuff added and go back to the original boot menu (MBR?). They apparently do not visit their forum or no one knows how to do this. OH yeah, I learned that an backup copy does not help with this problem. I did not know about those first few sectors on the HD.
    Maybe bcdedit.exe can help. See https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...or=-2147217396 .
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  3.    21 Dec 2015 #3
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    Thanks for the idea but that seems way over my head. I've looked at it twice today and will go back to it and the MS site info about it again but I do not yet see how to convert all those numbers to practical information on what is in the bootloader.
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  4.    21 Dec 2015 #4
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    Use the reset BCD option in EasyBCD to wipe out the BCD.

    Resetting the BCD

    Then from an elevated command prompt ("Run as administrator" command prompt) type:
    BCDBOOT C:\WINDOWS
    (assuming your Windows is installed on C: drive).

    Be aware, the first step will leave your computer unbootable from the hard drive until the second step is completed successfully. So, I would run the second step first - make sure it works, then go back and do step 1 and step 2.
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