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capture and write boot sectors to CD or flash drive, vb code would be nice, but even an app would work

Posted on 2010-09-09
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I would like to add to my utility the ability to capture and write boot sectors, mostly for flash drives or for CD/DVD.  If anyone knows of a reliable app (cheap I hope), or source code for this process - I can work with either, then it would be a great help!
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I guess this might be what you are looking for. Its an opensource code.

http://jesusnjim.com/code/mbrsaverestore.html
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Just be warned that you will also be capturing the partition table and overwriting it is extremely dangerous!
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/2008/11/10/5-free-tools-to-backup-and-restore-master-boot-record-mbr/ 
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This gave me several directions to go with and all answers were great.  Thanks for the help!
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