Compaq Portable II - Restoration Problem, Help requested
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Sat Jan 2 11:09:49 CST 2010
> Did you put those disks into a windows 2000/xp or newer pc? Possibly as far
> back as win 98/95 (I don't remember when they started) the boot sector gets
> overwritten if you put a non write protected disk in the drive in windows.
I knew I had good reasons for disliking Microsoft operating systems. That
is plain ridiculous. No OS should overwrite a boot sector, or for that
matter just about any other part of a disk without the user explicitily
telling it to. Period.
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