Recent content by ChiefZeke

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    Replace mother board

    One other problem with a motherboard replacement is the user may have to do a repair install for XP - and that could be impossible to do with an OEM install.
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    Win XP Pro & Win 7 dual boot; Error message when trying to install XP

    Did you even try the procedure I mentioned above in #12?
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    Win XP Pro & Win 7 dual boot; Error message when trying to install XP

    Information to alleviate issues with XP and SATA and/or AHCI and/or IDE and/or RAID, as implemented on newer motherboards, and slipstreaming these drivers into XP I recommend the following instructions which will result in XP recognizing these BIOS selections and installing without a fuss...
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    How to install a clean dual boot XP W7

    Read this first: http://neosmart.net/forums/showthread.php?t=3503
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    Maybe a simple Question (or not)!

    Try YUMI: http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multiboot-usb-creator/
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    UEFI Bios issues

    Did you ask the folks at the ASUS forum? http://www.asusrog.com/FORUMS/
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    UEFI Bios issues

    Which motherboard and BIOS? I ask because I have the Rampage IV Extreme with BIOS 3404 and it includes the legacy option; I do not have Win8 installed so that could be what is causing your problem.
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    Triple boot -- XP / 7 / 8

    Yes - just install 8 then install Easy BCD in 8
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    Help to install Easy BCD

    You must also have Win7 installed.
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    install win7/win8 form usb using easybcd?

    You can download Windows7-USB-DVD-tool.exe from Microsoft - it will allow for the creation of a bootable DVD or USB device that can be used to install Win7 and, probbaly, Win8.
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    upgrading mobo,cpu,ram killed my multi-bootability

    When there are major hardware changes, as indicated above, to 'keep' your existing XP installation the recommended procedure is to boot from an updated XP CD/DVD and to do a repair install. If you are lucky, the updated CD/DVD will include the latest drivers for the hardware and update things...
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    GRUB4DOS - flash drive - made a boot mess before EasyBCD shown

    Thanks - things are back to normal.
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    GRUB4DOS - flash drive - made a boot mess before EasyBCD shown

    GRUB4DOS - flash drive - made a boot mess before EasyBCD shown I'm assembling a new system and, as I have not yet installed a CD/DVD drive in it, I was thinking of using a flash drive to install XP Pro w/SP3 as the initial operating system. Once I was satisfied with things I would install Win7...
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    ACTIVE DISK SELECTION?

    Go here: http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/set-active-partition-vista-xp/ and see if this info helps. You can have only one active partiton per harddrive and it MUST be on a primary partiton.
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    How to delete the black selection window of EasyBCD

    Look in the root of your C:\> drive for a \Boot folder - rename it, if the DOS screen disappears, then you cna delete it.