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    lost my dual boot

    Well, it turns out that after the F8 boot up, I decided to choose my sata 2 drive rather than the first drive listed. The system booted up in old style giving me the choice between XP and WIN7. That's what I was looking for. I slipped into the boot preference order and established my sata2 as...
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    lost my dual boot

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    lost my dual boot

    So I have had a dual boot from 2011 to current. Boot to either XP or Win 7 (upgrade from Vista). Couple of weeks ago everything changed...current situation: Boot up...ASUS motherboard logo shows up followed by black screen with "Disk Boot Failure; insert system disc and press enter" . Neither...
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    Is BCD install okay?

    Makaveli (and Guru), I just wanted to thank you. Your help has gotten me thru my problems and afforded me the solution! It seems that with loading the .ini, loader and detect files onto the Vista C:\, I assumed that changing the ARC path needed to be done on that drive too. It would not allow me...
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    Is BCD install okay?

    One step closer Makaveli, Thanks for the help! The downloads you referred me to have gotten me one step closer. I first loaded the NTLDR and NTDETECT.COM files and on reboot i got a black screen but, that was at least not a trip back to a reboot. Then I loaded a boot.ini file and that took me...
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    Is BCD install okay?

    I have set up a dual install with XP on a separate drive from Vista. I loade EasyBCD and the system boots to the option point where I have to choose Vista or XP. If I choose Vista all is okay. If I choose XP the system cycles back around thru the boot process and I end up back at the option of...