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I know my disc wasnt and i had to use these steps to produce a XP and a MCE disc that i could use for install. ~Alex~ .:Forum Moderator:..:Guinea Pig Please make sure that all required file system drivers are loaded and the the volume is not corrupted." What should I do next? The solution was to fire up diskpart from the same command prompt and mark the volume that had my OS as active: diskpart list volume (to identify the disk and partition However, the attributes must first be changed, Also, care must be taken to preserve the correct extension. http://comvurgent.com/xp-sp2/xp-sp2-or-ibm-t40-problem.html

Posting a plea for help or information in the forum, will be seen more quickly by a widely experienced audience. Here we discuss what it does and how to edit it. I just left that alone, pressed next, and edventually got to the Command Prompt. My XP on C: was working, 2000 server on D: was NOT.

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All you have to do is load up the Recovery Console and run a simple command. Is there any cure to it? An error occurs while checking the properties of the other 2 volumes. Jaffa says: 5 years ago Thanks Aseem, that is a great help.

Feb 28, 2005 #14 MSWindowsUser TS Rookie Installing Win2k to dual boot Win XP and Win2k Reinstall Windows XP, install Windows XP SP2, go to Tools > Folder Optons... I installed Vista on my laptop side by side with XP. Here’s how. 1. You are required to enter a password.

for about a year now i have been dual booting vista and xp. x:sources>bootrec.exe, then a msg. I really hope that you can help and thanks in advance. I booted back to the XP disk, chose Repair and booted into the recovery console.

I have a trip to europe and so much to do. For example, a damaged boot.ini file can be scanned or deleted and a new version built. It boots with the black Microsoft XP picture, screen turns to 2 tone of blue (dark blue top and bottom, light blue in the middle) and shows a small WindowsXP in XP did have ntldr but I copied over the one from my D drive but it didn't make a difference.

I managed once to penetrate this first small partition (about 100 meg) and received a message that the partition was not recognized. Jan 12, 2005 #1 RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503 You will need to reinstall from scratch. I don't have a pre-installed Vista. If you can help at all, I would GREATLY appreciate it.

You can also run the command with switches to fix just the master boot record (/fixmbr), the boot sector (/fixboot), or rebuild the entire BCD (/rebuildbcd). I want to fix the MBR (I got a "non-standard MBR" message when I tried to restore an earlier image with R-Drive Image). Fixmbr is useless! check over here System Halted PLEASE!!!!!!

Posting a plea for help or information in the forum, will be seen more quickly by a widely experienced audience. I DID read your previous post, realblackstuff, as well as at other places on the net, about installing the OLDEST FIRST rule. Hi everyone, i was wondering if any one could give me a little help.

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Stan says: 7 years ago I am about to do this on a system with XP and Ubuntu, to remove an old Ubuntu (to reinstall a newer version on a new So funny, in order to normally boot Vista HDD, I have to "keep" my non functional Ubuntu HDD in my system. Wrong. Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages.

From there, I tried a couple more times to boot and the same thing happened. i didn;t have a vista DVD, so downloaded a repair thingy off thhe interet Peter says: 5 years ago I've got 2 OS Vista and Ubuntu. i tried the repair option and did a fixmbr after that did a chkdsk afte this restarted the machine .now it allwoed me to in onto the desktop but i was this content What a simple fix.

Then I re-installed XP in C, as per the dictum of 'latest OS last'. 4. I went ahead and deleted that partition so it resulted in a new total unpartitioned space. The recovery disk's only options are restore point and restore your computer to its original factor form, no command prompt. Ryanred5 says: 8 years ago When I tried to do the "Fixmbr", I got a big error message basically telling me I could lose everything on my drive.

How can I fix my MBR on Vista HDD so not being dependent on Ubuntu HDD, which I want to take out and use for different purpose? Art Klein says: 8 years ago My HP desktop with Vista Home Premium didn't come with a Vista installation disk. Hi everyone, i was wondering if any one could give me a little help. A solution in the forum could also be useful to other future visitors, so PLEASE, no private requests. (they won't be answered !) Terry60, Apr 20, 2008 #4 jd5443uk New Member

When I go to right-click and choose properties, I cannot change drive letter and it refuse access with following message: "The operation faild to complete because the disk management console is myscus says: 6 years ago I have a dell laptop. I took no special measures to get it to recognize the SATA drive. Am i right?

It modified boot.ini on my C drive and I can boot into either OS.