Log on to the computer as Administrator or other administrator-level user. Boot the PC from a Windows XP installation CD and go to the recovery console. If your Windows system is working sufficiently well, you can just follow the section on What to Back Up. 2. i ran the system recovery and tried first fix mbr command...
Then I found info on an other software (Acronis Disk Director Suite 10.0). EDIT: sorry Parsons, didn't see you were already typing an anwer zabusant, May 17, 2008 #3 Parsons123 Joined: Nov 24, 2007 Messages: 341 Well i didn't really type it as Data Backup and Disaster Recovery Software.All Rights Reserved. Eric, I think Ghost might achieve a 100% successful cloning rate if the user-guide had better instructions.
Brian_K Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 19-Apr-2009 Posts: 5,878 Solutions: 123 Kudos: 669 Kudos0 Re: Windows XP Home won't boot after copi\ying to new HD Posted: 19-May-2009 | 12:42AM â€˘ Permalink -jt- pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/ht/newbootsector.htm The OS partition on the cloned disk needs to be set as Active. __________________ Acronis TI 9, TI 10, TI 2011, TI 2013, TI 2014, TI2015, TI 2016, DD 10, All rights reserved. © IDG Communications Skip to main content Norton.com Norton Community Home Forums Blogs Search HelpWelcome Message FAQs Search Tips Participation Guidelines Terms and Conditions MenuUserLog in Sign up If you look at the Acronis TI forum, the procedure with the most failures is the cloning process.
To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R. Ultimately, you might need to buy a new Windows XP installation CD if you want to do a Repair Installation. press the F8 key to continue. Parsons123, May 23, 2008 #12 edsod Joined: May 25, 2002 Messages: 303 Can you use a paragon's bootable cd or something like this ?
What am I doin wrong? First, boot the system with the Windows XP CD and access the Recovery Console as described in #4. but the origional drive will boot and the new one won't... Or you can clone into unallocated space and select "resize drive to fill unallocated spaceâ€ť.
Type fdisk /mbr at the A: prompt and press ENTER. 2... The Redirect parameter takes two parameters of its own, [Port Baudrate ] | [UseBiosSettings]. /Disableredirectâ€”Disables the redirection. #6: Fix a corrupt partition boot sector The partition boot sector is a small You'll then find yourself at the main Recovery Console prompt. Amateur Radio K0LOTop Login to post comments © 2000–2017 Acronis International GmbH.
Helion Newbie1 Reg: 06-May-2009 Posts: 3 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Windows XP Home won't boot after copi\ying to new HD Posted: 06-May-2009 | 1:25PM â€˘ 12 Replies â€˘ Permalink Hi. When you boot from the Windows startup disk, the computer will bypass the active partition and boot files on the hard disk and attempt to start Windows XP normally. #2: Use Clonezilla Copy Mbr This usually means that the version of Windows on the CD does not match the one already installed. Fix Mbr Windows 7 Figure A Recovery console You'll then see a Recovery Console menu, like the one shown in Figure B.
Next, Windows Setup will find existing Windows XP installations. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I cloned into unallocated space this morning. max RAM 2GB... Fixboot
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/How-to-repair-Windows-XP-t138.html Parsons123, May 17, 2008 #2 zabusant Joined: Sep 6, 2007 Messages: 2,584 You can also try "fixboot" or "chkdsk /r". Press [Enter] to launch the Windows XP Setup procedure. just a black screen with the blinking curser at the top left corner... Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/iso.html Get the Win98SE_bootdisk.iso. Use the same method. Dv6-7000 Debian JessieHP ProBook 640 Sabayon LInuxHP Touchpad provided by HP*Please, help other users with the same issue by marking your solved topics as "Accept as Solution"* Reply 0 0 Â«
I also looked for the boot.ini file which is not in the C: root drive...I only found a back up copy of it in the windows/pss folder... If I put the original drive back in the comptuer it boots fine. I even tried reinstalling XP as a repair installation...still nothing... A System Restore message may appear that lists the configuration changes that System Restore will make.
Then, follow along with the wizard to select a restore point and begin the restoration procedure. #4: Use Recovery Console When a Windows XP boot problem is severe, you'll need to When I put the new drive in the computer all i get is no boot device available. Reply 0 0 pepe999 Regents Professor Posts: 4,309 Member Since: â€Ž03-09-2010 Message 4 of 8 (762 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: windows xp won't boot after cloning hard drive to a Windows XP's System Restore Facility If your Windows system has suddenly started misbehaving, for example after you perform a software installation or update, the Windows System Restore facility lets you restore
On the [Select a Restore Point] screen, click the most recent system checkpoint in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next. I have tried the XP repair option as recommended by Parsons with no luck. I want to upgrade the HHD to a segate 320gb from the current 160GB drive. I used Norton Ghost14 to "Copy my Hardrive" from a 200Gig SATA HD to a 500Gig SATA HD.
To ad some more info on the Norton Ghost issue: Instructions said to copy the source HD to an unpartitioned & unformated HD. To use the Fixboot tool, from the Recovery Console command prompt, type Fixboot [drive]: Where [drive] is the letter of the drive to which you want to write a new partition Thanks for the advice, all... Search within: all help Contact the service desk View requestsVisit the IT Services homepage info on...
You should also install up-to-date antivirus software before connecting to the network. 8. managed, May 18, 2008 #7 xyeovillian Thread Starter Joined: Jul 17, 2006 Messages: 28 Are you running the windows install cd from inside windows? Burn the ISO file with ImgBurn. These procedures require no technical expertise but the instructions (and occasional warnings) should be followed with care.
Safe Mode If you choose Safe Mode on the Advanced Options Menu, Windows will attempt to start up in a special mode where only its most basic components are loaded. Amateur Radio K0LOTop Login to post comments Tue, 2012-10-23 21:55 #2 Stephen S Offline Beginner Joined: 2012-10-22 Posts: 3 Hello, thanks for responding. just trying to see if there is some reason why the cloning isn't booting up Reply 0 0 pepe999 Regents Professor Posts: 4,309 Member Since: â€Ž03-09-2010 Message 6 of 8 (753 System Restore runs in the background as a service and continually monitors system-critical components for changes.
Windows will then search for existing Windows installations. It only gets as far as the Welcome screen, then just sits there for ever.