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Re: Help! I can't boot my Windows partition any more!

    Date:        Thu, 1 Oct 2015 13:47:38 +0100
    From:        Ottavio Caruso <>
    Message-ID:  <>

  | At least can anybody advise if I can mark the partition active from
  | within NetBSD?

Yes, fdisk can do that.

  | Would "fdisk -B wd0" give me the option to select a bootable partition?

Yes.   Just do that and install the bootselector, and you'll be back to
dual boot.

  | Is it safe to use fdisk on a Windows partition?

Yes.   Fdisk only modifies the MBR, that can (were you to do it) alter the
position of a partition (any partition, including the windows one) which
would effectively destroy it (unless you restore the old values).  Aside
from that, fdisk and partitions are orthogonal.


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