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    XP Hard Drive failed

    XP disk repaired and all recovered Hi Update: as reported earlier my Windows 7 drive finally got repaired and boots fine. My XP Seagate disk that failed has been rejuvenated. I returned it to Seagate (still under 5 year warranty) and it a was a firmware problem. Seagate updated the firmware...
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    XP Hard Drive failed

    Thanks again - that confirms my thoughts. One last question. I believe I have a Windows backup (System image) of the XP drive on my Fantom exterior drive (at least there is an XP folder dated 8/2/11 on it). Any thoughts or cautions on trying to restore this XP image to a new drive. I don't want...
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    XP Hard Drive failed

    Thanks Terry, I disconnected the "Data" drive (No system installed) and it took 3 tries but the final fixed the boot and it booted up. Now can I reinstall XP on a new drive and then set up daual boot again? Should I disconnet the Win7 drive while installing XP? I appreciate the help - getting...
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    XP Hard Drive failed

    Thanks for the reply. Should have noted that I have tried at least 10 times to "repair" with Win7 disk to no avail. I have loaded Win 7 on a new hard drive that and that boots fine but I would like is to get the original drive (Win 7) to boot. This would alliviate having to reload all the Win 7...
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    XP Hard Drive failed

    3 identical Sata Seagate Barracuda 500GB hard drives: XP Pro on Drive 1, Data on Drive 2, Win7 on Drive 3: Drive 1 (XP) failed and unable to boot to Win7; on startup get NTLDR is missing (CNTl-ALT-DEL to restart) How do I get Win7 to boot? I do believe I have a recent Image of the XP Drive on...