How do I get rid of the mbr on an external disk
Posted on 2010-09-20
This weekend I was working on a pc that had a boot sector virus. Before working on the computer I cloned the disk with Acronis True Image Home 10 just in case I needed to get back where I started. I'd now like to know that the disk I cloned doesn't have the boot sector virus. Is there a way with XP or Vista to make this happen. I'm thinking something could be done in Disk Administrator like intitalizing the disk again, or something. I used Acronis' drive cleanser to overwrite all data on the drive with zeroes, but I don't know if this includes the mbr.