If you are running Microsoft Windows and have a corrupted Master Boot Records or MBR, you can use Windows' utility to fix the problem from the Windows installer disk.

This method is only helpful in a single-boot environment. It does nothing more than clear your Master Boot Records and creates a single entry to boot into your currently running Windows operating system. You'll need to find a dedicated MBR recovery software if you require anything more.

Step-by-step video guide:

Steps to restore Master Boot Records (MBR) using Windows:

  1. Boot from Windows installer disk.
  2. Press [ENTER] to boot into the installer disk.
  3. Select language and other options if necessary and click Next.
  4. Click on Repair your computer.
  5. Click on the Troubleshoot link.
  6. Click on Command Prompt.
  7. Type bootrec command and press [ENTER] to execute.
    bootrec /FixMbr

  8. Reboot the system.
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