troubleshooting Question

Copying MBR to another disk

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stummjFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Im trying to copy my HD onto a bigger disk. An exact copy, I'll just have more space. The original disk will, for the purposes of this, be redundant.

Ive used Ghost to do the copy, and all is well. Excpet I forgot to use the MBR option so the disk wont boot up.

Ive tried to reformat it, but XP tells me its in use so it cant be formatted.

Is there any way I can simply copy the MBR from my original disk to the bigger one? Ive read posts here on similar issues, but the solution appears to involve ruunning fdisk /MBR however I dont seem to have fdisk on xp.

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