Repairing the MBR on an Unencrypted Computer
Posted by on 22 October 2010 10:20 AM

** This guide should only be performed on an unencrypted drive - performing this operation on an encrypted drive will

result in loss of data ***

To use this guide you will need to download a Windows Repair disc - an iso of which can be downloaded from: - 32bit Systems - 64bit Systems


1. Start PC, Insert Windows 7 Repair and press a key when asked to.

2. Click on Repair your Computer

Repair Your Computer

The installer will scan your PC for previous Windows installations

Search Installations

3. Select the installation and press Next.

Select Installation

4. Click on Command Prompt

Select CMD

5. Enter the following command on one line:

bootrec.exe /fixmbr

Press Enter

6. Type exit then Press Enter

7. Click on Restart and allow the computer to reboot - the computer will now boot straight into Windows.

If you need to remove Endpoint Encryption:

8. Disconnect the computer from any Internet connection.

9. Open a Command Prompt from within Windows (Start, Run, cmd)

10. Type the following:

sbsetup uninstalll

Note: >Some machines may have a 'Safeboot' directory rather than 'McAfee' so you will need to navigate to this location instead.

11. Type exit then press Enter.

Endpoint Encryption for PC should now be removed from your computer.

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