Re: EasyBCD 1.6
John, would you believe it, I did as you said, copying the files, and first
time it booted, I tried again, and it booted into my third system, so thanks
to you it's all working again...another success story for you I'm sure! WOOT!
"John Barnes" wrote:
> If you have set up a legacy drive using either program, you can copy the
> ntldr, ntdetect.com and boot.ini files from your previous system drive to
> your Vista drive. You may need to edit the boot.ini file to point to the
> locations of the two XP systems. Let us know what your messages are when you
> select the legacy entry from the Vista boot menu. I hope you haven't messed
> up the boot records on your previous system drive or your Vista one, but you
> can run the startup repair on the Vista install DVD with your Vista drive as
> your system drive. Can you still boot into XP if you set your previous
> system drive active and Boot Vista if it is the active drive?
> "Dakkota" <Dakkota@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > It's been quite a day, got Vista installed with Mr. Barnes help, and now I
> > can't get into my other 2 windows install, (2 XP install), I downloaded
> > and
> > installed EasyBCD like John suggested, but after messing around and trying
> > different things and having to repair Vista to get it to reboot I need
> > help
> > again, what a loser......
> > I did find a website that tried to help, and it suggested copying boot
> > files
> > from Vista to the boot folders of the XP installs, but Vista doesn't show
> > the
> > "NTLDR" and the other one they said, and I did adjust the folder view to
> > see
> > system files....Hmmm..anyone?
> > --
> > Dakkota