This is a visual guide for fixing an infected MBR (Master Boot Record) on WindowsVista and Windows7.

  • You will need your original WindowsVista/7 install DVD.  If you do not have one you will need to contact the seller of your computer to obtain one.

Step 1

Boot the DVD and click Next.

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Step 2

Click on “Repair Your Computer”

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Step 3

Select the Windows version you have installed and click Next.

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Step 4

Click on the “Command Prompt” option.

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Step 5

Enter the command “bootrec /fixmbr” without quotes. Then close the window.

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Step 6

Click on the “Restart” button.

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That’s it!  If you followed all these steps, your hard disk has been repaired.