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Fixing Dual Boot - Vista 64 And Xp


I have 3 partitions. Optional: Restart to ensure it still works. i unraided my drives. CAN'T USE MY COMPUTER UNTIL NOW.

I want to reinstall XP on the partition which already has XP. niteskyye says: 7 years ago I finally got to the prompt, typed all of the commands there and it said none of them were recognized as an internal or external command Well, after it got to the NVRAM, it went to a black screen with a flashing cursor in the upper left of the screen and that is where it stayed. Boot from the Vista DVD and on the screen where you're prompted to “Install now” select “Repair your computer”.

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Can I use the repair to move the mbr to my primary hard drive now without losing all the programs ive installed and/or having to reinstall the os + formating? Lee says: 5 years ago I was wondering if I could run the fix boot on a additional slave drive that I have in my computer. I then installed Vista on my D:. Please, help me.

  1. and the same thibg happened again.
  2. I currently have a dual boot system with xp on one hard drive and vista on another.
  3. so i started xp again and deleted the partition that vista was installed on.
  4. If you see only the C: drive, it means that the new partition does not exist.
  5. Yes my computer boots into XP and everything works but the fact that the XP CD will not boot on my system is what is bothering me.
  6. I booted on the install DVD (Vista 64) and used the tools to open a DOS windows then followed the bootsect.exe above and it put me right back to a clean
  7. Apr 13, 2009 at 9:35 pm Damien saysIf there's really a need for you to have both XP and Vista in the same computer, perhaps you can try virtualbox/vmware and install
  8. Many thanks!
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I tried to clear the NVRAM via Bios and when it reboots it says checking NVRAM, then something fails and goes to the evil cursor. If anyone has any issues, please post it in comments and I'll try to resolve it. Reply Zemy101 says: October 20, 2006 at 12:55 am Thank you Long Zheng, my download of RC1 is nearly finished. Easybcd Free I've gone back to the Vista CD and confirmed that the missing 120GB is still there but it seems to have corrupted cos whenever i try to partition or format in

Aug 19, 2009 at 12:47 pm Diego Burga saysOHH thanks for your answer !but are you sure?? Dual Boot Vista Xp Some users still prefer using XP instead due to vast reasons like software incompatibility between the two versions of Windows. On the left side of EasyBCD, click on the Bootloader Setup button, select (dot) the Install the Windows Vista/7 bootloader to the MBR option, and click on the Write MBR button. I don’t know if I have it anymore.

It asked for reboot, and on restart it did about 10-15 minutes of "moving files." Apparently it's a good program, everything was OK on boot completion. Easybcd Download Start the Recovery Console. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I prefer to have people post what problems they had with a tutorial instead to make it easier to update the tutorial for it.

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nop puedo instalar windows vista no lo e podido descargar Reply CHIRAG says: August 21, 2006 at 5:03 am Hi, I accidently formatted my Vista installed drive and deleted BOOTSECT.BAK file I hope you get my question LOL Nov 9, 2009 at 4:45 pm Damien [email protected]: This link should be useful to you. Dual Boot Vista And Windows 10 I deleted a Linux partition and GRUB prevented me from booting Windows. Dual Boot Vista And Windows 7 the installation was perfect and there were no problems there.

any at all. Apr 13, 2009 at 3:25 am Mari saysBasically same question as Ron:Is there a way to install XP and Vista such that I can boot into either OS, but share the Mar 25, 2009 at 8:01 pm Damien saysBoot up with the Vista installer DVD. Others on here might have more experience of hibernate they can pass on to you. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp

I orginally had XP installed on C:. All rights reserved. There is a boot folder in my XP drive directory, with subfolders Fonts and en-US. have a peek at these guys When finished, restart the computer to have the option to boot from XP (Earlier Verision of Windows) or Windows Vista. (See screenshot below) METHOD TWO When Windows Vista is Installed First

and everything runs ok…. Internet Speed 2mbps Reply With Quote New 28 Apr 2009 #2 Brink View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date : Apr 2007 Texas, USA Posts You can also repair new boot loader using Windows Vista/7 Setup DVD but the above mentioned method is the easiest method and works even you don't have the CD/DVD.

Reply Long Zheng says: September 20, 2006 at 12:03 pm @Simon Kurash: The best and easiest way is to format.

so the commands fixboot fixmbr and bootrec.exe /rebuildbcd are not executable. Apr 13, 2009 at 3:29 am JosĂ© Fernando Delgado Soto saysDamien,please help me i have my pc with vista buet i cant install a game called¨warrock and anygame… so after some If you installed SP1 or SP2, this would be automatically fixed. I browse and it's very odd.

vista went on the blank and it wont display anything, so Now I want to go back to xp and since everything is there I was going to delete the vista Is that because XP64 overwrote(?) the RC1 bootloader? PLEASE HELP! check my blog I was successfully able to create the Dual Partition of Vista and XP after following the steps mentioned above.

I don't know if I have it anymore. Does your boot menu give you a choice of 2 Vistas with the same name ? OS Vista Home Premium 32 bit Reply With Quote New 25 May 2009 #5 Brink View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date : Apr 2007 This is real bob the technician grade.

Is there a way to verify the boot.ini is being processed? Crazy how Windows 7 is different in it's command prompts, thanks. Run "Dual-boot Repair". So what now?