Can I restore MBR only with IFL?

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Can I restore MBR only with IFL?

Postby wvbill » Sat May 26, 2012 7:08 pm

Hello All,

I have full sector by sector images of my C: drive on an external drive, created with IFL loaded from a bootable USB drive.

Is it possible with IFL to restore from the image only the MBR record?

Thanks,

Bill
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Re: Can I restore MBR only with IFL?

Postby Brian K » Sat May 26, 2012 7:25 pm

Bill,

Can you explain why you want to restore the MBR (only)?
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Re: Can I restore MBR only with IFL?

Postby wvbill » Sat May 26, 2012 7:46 pm

Thanks, Brian, for your interest.

My question is hypothetical. I have been reading comments on other forums about the need to protect the MBR due to certain rootkits, etc.

Since I already use IFW/IFD/IFL and create monthly disk images, my question is can I restore only the MBR as a first attempt if I suspect this type of maleware...

Thanks,

Bill
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Re: Can I restore MBR only with IFL?

Postby TeraByte Support » Mon May 28, 2012 9:08 am

you can just have BIBM install a standard mbr via partition work / view mbr.

you can also use tbosdt pro to copy sectors to / from file.

"wvbill" wrote in message news:2407@public.image...

Thanks, Brian, for your interest.

My question is hypothetical. I have been reading comments on other forums
about the need to protect the MBR due to certain rootkits, etc.

Since I already use IFW/IFD/IFL and create monthly disk images, my question
is can I restore only the MBR as a first attempt if I suspect this type of
maleware...

Thanks,

Bill

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Re: Can I restore MBR only with IFL?

Postby wvbill » Mon May 28, 2012 7:04 pm

Thanks for the reply.

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