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
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if you can get into do type fidsk /mbr that will rewrite your master boot record
ErnestoAuthor Commented:
into what? boot from xp disk i can't
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:
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
Raymond PengSystems EngineerCommented:
can you run Hard disk diagnostics off the boot CD?  Might be errors on the disk
ErnestoAuthor Commented:
i run it and report no error, errors free, so wierd behave, i dont know whats going on
Raymond PengSystems EngineerCommented:
there should be a fixmbr utility on the UltimateBootCD

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ErnestoAuthor Commented:
botting from smartboot manager it boots well into xp,
please help!!
If you changed the BIOS to use AHCI mode on its hard drive, change it back to IDE mode and XP should boot.
ErnestoAuthor Commented:
wow, no more links?
those links to the proper tools to fix the problem are so valued
ErnestoAuthor Commented:
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