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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    Update 2. I decided that since you were afk that the command you most likely meant was chkdsk /f since we had discussed this prior via pm. Unfortunately, when trying to run this while booted into Vista direct it told me that access was denied. I booted into Safe Mode with Command prompt...
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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    OK. An Update. I've reconnected the drives so I'm able to put them both on the same bus as a master and slave. Automatically after Vista got to the desktop, it noticed there was new hardware and attempted to install the drivers for it. It did so successfully and asked me to reboot. Upon reboot...
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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    a slight problem in order to add the vista drive back ... i'd need to have it on the main bus and that would mean the (2) drive would be on the 2nd IDE card which vista doesnt see also, tried doing the vista trick and vista didnt see the drive (earlier) prob due to the missing Vista MBR...
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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    getting an error .. 1517 Required file attribute missing
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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    Yes. The drive shows up as being a NTFS partition that is named *= Its size is 238,472.7MB and used space is reported as the same. Unused space is reported as 0.0. Its status is "Active" and it says its "Primary"
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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    Aight, I'm in partition magic, as requested (via pm).
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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    The install was meant to be a clean install ... but I'm not entirely sure what happened. The setup I had was this: 1. 40GB spare drive for Vista attached to the computer via an IDE controller card. 2. 250GB main drive for Windows XP pro I booted into windows XP and tried to install...
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    Vista + XP MBR = Bad Combo. Please Help!

    So, last night I got this brilliant idea to try out the new Vista Beta 2. Well, turns out it wasn't so brilliant after all. I tried to install Vista to a spare 2nd drive which I had installed on my machine and found out after it had rebooted that the install had actually gone to my main (c:)...