September 14, 2010 Answer XP does not support SATA drives fully so you need a driver which you can slipstream into XP or use a floppy (maybe USB haven't checked). I was installing a game for my daughter to the new drive and was away from the computer when I heard that dunt sound for a crash or error box. March 16, 2011 Aes @Matt I don't know if this is allowed here, but crack it! My suggestion; DO NOT BUY! this contact form
Since, they suggest that you install XP before Windows 7 on a dual boot machine I installed virtual XP. The two drives will be visible from both OSes, so you can have data shared between the two. Maybe I've bitten off more that I can deal with? I'm directly getting the recovery console. http://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/windows-xp-vista/how-to-boot-into-a-recovery-partition-in-windows/
You'll then find yourself at the main Recovery Console prompt. Be as specific as you can. and then finally go out to MS Updates and I have been doing updates for almost 2 day now trying to bring XP up to Security Standards.
HitmanPro.Alert Features 17.7k Likes4.0k Followers Good to know All our malware removal guides and programs are completely free. Booting gives me a choice of Win7 or earlier version. When you see the message Please select the operating system to start or hear the single beep, press [F8] to display the Windows Advanced Options menu. Efi System Partition It's been successful, up to the point where I restarted my computer and tried to choose the Windows 7 option.
Help Desk Geek Search Menu Windows Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP Reviews Software Tools Products Tips How-To Help Desk MS Office Linux Other Networking Virtualization Databases Search site Reboot And Select Proper Boot Device If so, you can change the active partition in Windows so that when the computer starts up, it will load the appropriate operating system. If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check for viruses on your computer. On unchecking hide files and system files I see that there are two boot.ini files(is this normal?) one each in C: WINDOWS 7 and D: Windows XP PRO.
December 24, 2010 RonB The easyBCD software would not run on XP. System Reserved Partition i had a virus on my computer and now whenever i click on a file (ex. Reply Joe Wu says: June 6, 2011 at 9:15 pm Thanks a lot. Click the tab "BOOT.INI" and the figure shown next will open.
February 17, 2011 Luka I tryed doing this but i fucked up everything, sended the machine for repairing, the dude there said you cant install xp on 2nd partition if you More Help One of the most common reasons for editing boot.ini is to reduce the "timeout" setting in order to speed up booting. Boot.ini Windows Xp I can use the command console part, though I just don't know any commands and no site seems to have much info for me there either. Windows Boot Manager Phil the_answer says: 7 years ago Hi Aseem, first of all thanks for your detailled discription how to solve that issue.
after setting up BIOS Password i have forgeted. http://intracom2008.com/windows-xp/how-to-make-a-windows-xp-boot-cd.html Then I was able to install XP on my newly created partition. I installed GRUB from opensuse and modified my 'menu.lst' so that it pointed to (hd0,0) in order for it to find the new Vista at (hd1,0). I have changed the RAM, checked the seating and used a different HDD, even disconnected the CMOS battery. Bootmgr Is Missing
go to your computer manufacturer website and download the SATA drivers, put the drivers on USB flash or floppy, provide the SATA drivers during Win XP installation if you want to If you're not familiar with the MSCONFIG tool, read my previous guide on using MSCONFIG. There are a number of different switches and these are illustrated in the output to a command window shown below. http://intracom2008.com/windows-xp/boot-ini-windows-xp-download.html Drive C is the computer's main hard drive, the one on which Windows is installed.
Win XP to recognize the other PCs, I guess, but it asks for a username and password, which I do not know what it is! Bcdedit My dualboot also works correctly! Applicable Systems This Windows-related knowledgebase article applies to the following operating systems: Windows XP (all editions) Windows Vista (all editions) Windows 7 (all editions) Windows 8 (all editions) Windows 8.1 (all
Any suggestions? I have not partitioned or formatted anything else. If it's not there then XP is probably not seen in easybcd. Ntldr Is Missing In that case, you'll need to disable the option for automatically restarting on system failure.
It shows Welcome to GRUB! Thanks Suhail Harpreet Singh says: 4 years ago I have HP PAVILION DV9618CA LAPTOP!! That all worked fine but xp does not see my network card. his comment is here And what he probably does not know, everyone that read the thread probably don't think much of people with elitist attitudes.
When it detects an impending change, System Restore immediately makes backup copies, called restore points, of these critical components before the change occurs. My system is not detecting the hard disk and also I am trying to format the system using Windows XP. Click on the other operating system and then click on Set as default. Now I am trying to repair the MBR but I can't find anything that works with linux or finding a program that can boot from the cdrom to repair the window
myscus says: 6 years ago I have a dell laptop. Make sure you have enough space on your hard drive for files you’ll be adding to each. They, as I said, both show up in Bios and are in the correct booting order. Conclusion If you want to set a default OS on your dual boot system, check out The Geek’s tutorial on how to set it up.