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Old 09-03-2007
tipsymonkey
 

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boot menu says that my xp drive is unkown

::when i get to the dual boot menu and i try and select windows xp if
its it can not boot. I have looked in the bcdedit and it says that my
windows xp drive is unkown. does anyone have any sujestions on how to
sort this problem out ? thank you::


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Old 09-03-2007
John Barnes
 

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Re: boot menu says that my xp drive is unkown
Probably your best bet is to copy the ntldr ntdetect.com and boot.ini files
to the partition with the Vista bootmgr on it. Since you didn't say if 1 hd
or 2 you may have to modify the boot.ini rdisk parameter.

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> ::when i get to the dual boot menu and i try and select windows xp if
> its it can not boot. I have looked in the bcdedit and it says that my
> windows xp drive is unkown. does anyone have any sujestions on how to
> sort this problem out ? thank you::
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