Fix HD

I had a lap top that wont start up, im only made it work via Ultimate Boot CD HD boot option
and it has work, is any free tool to fix the HD, I think the MBR is fail, when im try to start with XP cd it comes with a dead blue screen and can't allow me
Any advice
TSM
ErnestoAsked:
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cwstad2Commented:
if you can get into do type fidsk /mbr that will rewrite your master boot record

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/69013
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ErnestoAuthor Commented:
into what? boot from xp disk i can't
tsm
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Raymond PengSystems EngineerCommented:
Is this for XP or Windows 7?

If XP > go to Recovery Console (repair)

type fixmbr
type fixboot

Vista / Win 7

bootrec.exe /fixmbr
bootrec.exe /fixboot
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ErnestoAuthor Commented:
xp,
But when i try to boot up from cd it freez and then go into dead blue screen, i can't reach from xp cd
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Raymond PengSystems EngineerCommented:
can you run Hard disk diagnostics off the boot CD?  Might be errors on the disk
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ErnestoAuthor Commented:
i run it and report no error, errors free, so wierd behave, i dont know whats going on
tsm
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Raymond PengSystems EngineerCommented:
there should be a fixmbr utility on the UltimateBootCD

http://www.ubcd4win.com/contents.htm
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ErnestoAuthor Commented:
botting from smartboot manager it boots well into xp,
please help!!
tsm
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Darr247Commented:
If you changed the BIOS to use AHCI mode on its hard drive, change it back to IDE mode and XP should boot.
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ErnestoAuthor Commented:
wow, no more links?
then?
those links to the proper tools to fix the problem are so valued
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ErnestoAuthor Commented:
TSM
regards
edo
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