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I have a blue screen on my notebook during boot and can't get to the recovery console.

I've removed the hard drive from the notebook and inserted it into another PC. Can I use fixmbr on the hard drive?

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Of course, if your system is getting far enough through the bootstrap process that it is able to present a blue screen of death at all, the bootstrap program in your MBR almost certainly isn't going to be the problem … . –  JdeBP Jul 19 '11 at 12:59
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Yes, you should be able to run fixmbr from recovery console via the other system.

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This documentation for fixmbr That might be of use to you. The syntax you're after is fixmbr [device_name]

The name can be obtained by using the map command in the recovery console. Documentation for Map is Here

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