Copy protection

Martin Owens doctormo at
Wed Oct 4 10:09:51 CDT 2006

> Technically yes, but the difference is that VMware actually writes
> _everything_ into that one file vs wine proposing to write just what is
> written to the boot sector into a file..
> The reason it is different, is because it is much more difficult (if not
> impossible) to tell what is boot sector and what isnt if you have a file
> that contains an entire drive's worth of data.

Anyone techinicaly adept could find the MBR, it's the 1st sector on
the disk, this isn't about boot records but the MBR which is in a
known place. I recon you could use linux tools on your windows hard
drive to retrieve it easy.

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