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Not getting great results there either. I have my own copy of Win XP Home with SP2 that I can install. Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... EJ says: 6 years ago There is one additional set of steps that will be required if bootrec /fixboot fails with the error message "the volume does not contain a recognized http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-windows-xp-vista-boot-menu-issues.php

Kelly says: 5 years ago I've done everything you said to do with my computer that has Vista on it. How can I obtain those Vista recovery options? CharlietoKind 5,545 views 10:09 My Dell Vostro 1500 Laptop - Duration: 10:35. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/t/19032914

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. Loading... Add to Want to watch this again later? I have tried to restore from last known good backup, but it did not find any.

  1. You can resize the other empty one(s) & insert another for 2 OSes. 3 - Correct.
  2. Does anyone have an idea?
  3. Can you help me? ..skyso Ej says: 8 years ago I type fixmbr and it says command is not recognized!
  4. Right now, I'm using Win 7 OS.

Back to top Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 Next » Back to Multi-booting and Virtualisation 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social: It is purely for gaming and nothing else. Alfonso FR says: 7 years ago I have the same problem as djrnold.

Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Close Yes, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. IT Rush says: 6 years ago This is priceless, been looking on how to remedy this mbr problem and looks like I've already found a very interesting solution. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/dual-boot-vista-xp-on-dell-vostro-1500.160352/ I can boot the DVD.

My main boot hard drive was C: and, as this is a system with the Vista disc for recoveries, etc., on it (came with no cd was pre-installed from JB Hi akhilles, May 28, 2008 #2 Allochthonous Corporal Did ask in Dell forum. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. It was infected with virus and I installed Regrun to remove them.

I used the HxD and Ubuntu to update the 75 to 74 partition values as neither the cracked Acronis Disk Director nor the Paragon Partition Manger would allow me to edit So if you want free, these work, but may just not be so easy as the pay versions. Thanks. Ubuntu can not boot, but that's not so important…The problem is that the "grub" took over MBR, and now I can't boot Vista sitting on the other HDD when I disable

Any help is most welcome. navigate here What should I do? Crazy how Windows 7 is different in it's command prompts, thanks. Back to top #3 macgirl Posted 29 April 2008 - 05:57 PM macgirl Stargate's Pharaoh Retired 7,637 posts Gender:Female Location:Mexico City Interests:Techie gadgets Could this be with Mac OS and Linux,or

Then, off to the black screen again. Whatever… any incoming help in the very short term will be greatly appreciated Robert says: 7 years ago I build/work/repair my own pc's and just recently I came across a problem Every time it will go straight to the screen: Windows Boot Manager. Check This Out I have that problem since last week and I don't know what to do.

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Of course, I made the new one the master before the install attempt.

and now when i am trying to reinstall xp on that box it doesn't promt me for repair, clean, installing options, it just showing blank black screen on my monitor…… Please Well, it loaded to where it says something about NVRAM, then went to a black screen with a cursor in the upper, right corner of screen. akimbobo says: 6 years ago Thanks so much. Stay logged in MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Software > MajorGeeks.Com Menu MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware

I had a problem with my mbr hardisk and solved it with your method. So, I know where and what it is, the issue is to remove it and the original boot record from the hard drive, flash the bios/cmos and attempt a low level When i start the computer. http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-xp-vista.php Also, it won't run under safe mode.

If you press "Power" button, the Win XP should start to load.2. jeb says: 5 years ago What can i do if i have there isn't a cd crive on my laptop ?? Since I had already installed both Leopard and XP, I went directly to the point where one has to run RMBR.EXE programfrom DELL MediaDirect reinstall disk.---------------------------------------------------BEFORE RUNNING RMBR.EXE, IT IS IMPORTANT I have tried fixmbr and still am unable to get my computer to boot into Windows.

all i can say is i owe you a fine dinner. So basically I still can't get to the point where I can do a system restore, the CD seems to have helped a bit, but I still can't actually boot windows