Advertisement Recent Posts New Hard Drive Showing up with 0 Gb Mr.Ashy replied Mar 2, 2017 at 10:26 PM Word Association poochee replied Mar 2, 2017 at 10:05 PM A-Z Animals August 11, 2007 Daniel I tried to install XP on a 2nd Drive (Vista already Pre installed on C drive) It over wrote Vista It was something about Vista using NT If you skip this step than XP will install onto the E: drive, which isn't the end of the world, but it's not quite as tidy. I had to do that for it to work, because if the GRUB list item pointed to where the Vista actually was (hd1,0) I could not boot it.
Helps if Windows just don't start or Boot (BSOD or Crash/Restart) If you got Important Data on Corrupted Windows Drive that you don't want to lose. This is because we can't do the next step until we reboot. (you can try, but it won't work) So we've come back from rebooting… open up Computer from the start I can't run recovery, either? To do this, open system restore by going to Start ““> All Programs ““> Accessories ““> System Tools ““> System Restore. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-backup-vista-files-to-install-xp.749696/
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I wanted to get rid of ubuntu, and I deleted it like one of the sites said, and they said that Windows should start up automatically. Just re-install your drivers now & it's done. ‹ Vista keeps recreating endless folders on my hard drive No audio on acer 6600 laptop › Login to post comments 51335 reads Using System Restore on Windows 7 Using System Restore is not much different to using it in Windows Vista. You can access it by going to Start –> All Programs –> Chkdsk So, in short, Bios sees everything correctly, the drive size, etc., but beyond Bios, nada.
What had I done wrong? Bootrec /fixmbr i recommondaded this steps thanks for the useful and clear information Thanks a lot Nasir August 12, 2007 Daniel I just gave my New computer (With Vista pre installed) to the Can you tell me how I close off a thread? http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/fix-mbr-xp-vista/ A Reset option will remove all your personal files and delete any settings or configuration you did on your computer.
It's an easy-to-use and automated diagnostics disk. Rufus Easy Recovery Essentials will start analyzing the selected drive for problems. Thanks again. However, my problem is my drive default is pointing to x:Sources.
August 13, 2007 jamie yeah vista is crap, is that right? And I’ll have to put in my windows key to authenticate right? Recovery Console Please advise, thanks. Easybcd 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
I deleted a Linux partition and GRUB prevented me from booting Windows. Then I rebooted and it found XP directly and started up normally. Is it best to reformat and reinstall everything or continue to try to fix my issues? Regards. . . Windows Xp Iso
Ikepopo says: 8 years ago Waoh!!! I got nothing but bad advice here. Also, The partition marked D: is a Vista Recovery file(?). Thank you very much!
Thanks, Line shanefell says: 6 years ago Thank you! Windows 10 By repairing the MBR, it sometimes allows me to boot up, but sometimes I have to repeat the operation several times before success. Published 08/4/07 SHOW ARCHIVED READER COMMENTS (42) Comments (42) August 5, 2007 Isidro I used to have WinXP as my only OS.
Alternatively, these instructions explain how to create a bootable EasyRE recovery USB stick/drive. Argo says: 7 years ago I think the solution given here to MBR error is very useful and help me solve this problem on my old computer to which I didn't I had a previous installation of windows vista on (hd0,0) that was not in use, a new installation of vista on (hd2,0) that was in use, and an opensuse installation on So I hope you now know how to repair your computer yourself if you ever run into trouble.
tony007 says: 7 years ago The only command that worked was bootrec.exe all the rest I got is not recognised as an internal or external command TheKrimzonGhost says: 7 years ago Maybe later. "Your results may vary." dc2be says: 7 years ago I have had this problem on a dell vostro 1500 with win xp home edition. David August 9, 2007 Daniel Own Hp a6037c Computer (Vista pre installed) Followed all steps to install XP for Dual boot When booting from XP CD-it shows "No disks "on this Anyway, I typed the cmd.
I get the Dell loading bar and then nothing, just a black screen with a little white line in the top left corner. Keep in mind that you will have to re-install any installed programs and allow Windows Updates (and manufacturer's updates) to take their course. It should notice the XP on the other drive and let me include it on the bootup list. grub error: "unknown filesystem" grub rescue> Pls help me on this..Pls note that I dont have CD drive..
Now you can choose the size that you want to shrink, which really means you are choosing the size that you want your XP partition to be. Note that this operation will restore the system to a state that might be very far from its current state; however, it still should be possible to recover user data in Art Klein says: 8 years ago My HP desktop with Vista Home Premium didn't come with a Vista installation disk. If it’s not, you can go back to a previous date or undo the restore as I mentioned above.
Most important, GRUB will not write anything on the slave drive, but it will still let me choose which OS to fire up on boot. (GRUB can trick XP into thinking Then I stretched the XP partition back to the whole drive.