Master boot record

Master boot record is the first physical sector of a boot device (floppy, hard disk, or CD-ROM, etc.) During the process of booting up the system uses the master boot record of the first device. It usually contains a small program-loader and a disk partition table. The program-loader uses the partition information (or a partition table) stored at the end of the sector to determine which partition is bootable, then attempts to boot from it.

Testimonials and User Comments

I also would like to let you know that last night I purchased Acronis True Image 6.0 and gave it a whirl on the SCSI RAID system that was the subject of our last communique.
What a wonderful product you guys have created! You’ve taken a very complex and powerful tool and made it so simple that it borders on sheer elegance. The simplistic look and feel of this feature packed product is mind blowing!
This program built a set of complex boot floppies without any gripes or special user input. The bootloader detected the scsi controller... the busmaster controller... and the arrays... and then booted the system like it was no effort at all. Let me tell you... even Windows XP Pro setup cannot do that!
The GUI is beautiful and extremely well implimented. I am truly impressed. Acronis has earned my respect and gets highest recommendation.
Keep up the excellent work.