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any ideas? I can't thank you enough! There is nothing wrong with your MBR and you will have to reinstall grub, which will undo all the changes made by "fixmbr" Adv Reply January 28th, 2010 #7 dstew After it was restored 2 new folders appeared on my c: drive. http://afede.org/windows-xp/cannot-boot-windows-xp-blue-screen.html

Before I "created" the dual boot menu, I could boot from CD no problem… Reply Long Zheng says: November 2, 2006 at 11:21 am @Stephen: Beta 2 is a little outdated I browse and it's very odd. thanks, DS Reply Pingback: How to Install/Remove Windows Vista Beta for dual-boot XP - Gadgetizer.com Long Zheng says: September 8, 2006 at 2:03 pm @Dan Stefanko: I don't know how well How would I run fixmbr or fixboot on this drive.

Unmountable Boot Volume Windows Xp

Thanks in advance. I would like to change it back to XP. When setup begins you are given the option to install other drivers and you will need to install your SATA drivers so XP can find your drives. I mounted vista_5728.16387.060917-1430_x86fre_client-lrmcfre_en_dvd.iso to my virtual F: drive using D-tools.

Acronis Disk Director gives a simple useless message that it's not possible and doesn't say why or how to fix it…May be I'll try w/ Partition Tragic. I dual-boot between VISTA & WinXP Pro SP2. Please make sure that all required file system drivers are loaded and the the volume is not corrupted." What should I do next? Windows Xp Iso rakkk says: 6 years ago WOAH!

Add a new partition located after the Windows Vista/7 partition you just shrunk. I can use the command line feature in the system recovery. I don't have the RAID implemented, but the BIOS of my computer has some RAID extensions. I formatted my OS drive many times and I'm still unable to fix the problem.

If I try startup repair, A-if i select the version of windows it finds, it says I don’t have the files necessary for it; B-if i just don’t select a version Chkdsk You'll have the old Windows Vista/7 entry and the new Windows XP entry you created in the steps above. And the bootsect file from the Vista x86 failed to remove the bootmanager. Looks like I got a bit of work ahead of me… Reply cristian says: August 21, 2006 at 1:26 am holam!!

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HELP! http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/26756-dual-boot-vista-and-xp-vista-already-installed/ My problem is when I recenlty reformatted a pc I noticed the MBR was on the C drive while the OS was on the E drive. Unmountable Boot Volume Windows Xp So can u explain how to get to the desktop if you know how. Easy Recovery Essentials Adv Reply January 28th, 2010 #3 Jonasan Cope View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date Dec 2009 Location United Kingdom Beans 26 DistroUbuntu 9.10

this will work.. news Unless you have lots of documents on there or what not, wipe Vista, start over again, installing XP first. And then select the newly created partition, ensure it is a "Logical" drive. Or do I really need the cd. Bcdedit

Everything worked fine and the OS select screen disappeared. After that I did what you wrote: fixmbr, fixboot, rebuildbcd, but without changes. Any thoughts? http://afede.org/windows-xp/bsod-xp-boot.html Vista is the default boot, if you wish to change this to XP it can be done by setting {current} to addlast, or under the computer -> properties -> advanced settings.

EasyRE is currently available for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 and can be downloaded and created on any PC. Gparted They don't take up much room anyway. If you uninstalled it and confirmed it, then it would not be possible to have returned. @Cropje Jnr: That doesn't sound like a Vista problem.

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I have tried all I could but could not fix my MBR under VISTA but your solution has helped me solve my problem. Your help will be appreciated Thanks. Well in doing so the list of OS's to repair is empty. Rufus Helpful +5 Report prosen Jan 31, 2009 04:42AM you will first boot form win 98 bootebel cd .

You'll have to subsequently reinstall Vista because the boot manager is complete overhauled, there's no way to ‘repair' it. If you have a floppy use that, otherwise you will need to search the driver cd or manufacturers website for your drivers. Adv Reply January 28th, 2010 #10 meierfra. check my blog Cause 2: Attempt to load Windows from wrong partition Another scenario where Windows will be unable to load its core drivers and other basic dependencies would be in a situation where

Highlight the Start or install Ubuntu choice and press Enter. Any help much appreciated, Dave Reply Long Zheng says: July 16, 2006 at 8:09 pm @David Hutt: You are suffering from the 48-bit LBA restriction found on Windows XP. Windows could not start because of a computer disk hardware configuration problem Could not read from the selected boot disk. The new drive is a Sata 2 and the old one was sata.

When I try to rebuilbcd, an installation is found, but when answering to add it to the boot list, i get a message saying that the filesystem is not recognized. ¿Can For those of us who don't know Vista and don't especially want to, the tutorial saves a lot of research effort. There is a boot folder in my XP drive directory, with subfolders Fonts and en-US. I have no X drive.

Thanks very much! Click OK to add it. 8. Weird is that some data is still available, e. Then make sure you get your XP install working, and from that, install Vista.

No other F keys work while booting, so, no safe mode, etc. This is the second time I have tried to install Vista, the first was Vista x86 bit. That was all working well and I could boot both systems. I have tried to restore from last known good backup, but it did not find any.

Selecting each should get you into the respecting operating system without a problem. Does the new Shrink utility take care of this automatically? --What's the minimium recommended size for retaining a functioning Vista installation?

From: snarley25 Reply Good article about dual- booting using