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    Windows Vista Ultimate CPU constantly at 100%

    I know that my grandson is using arctic CPU usage 0. simple basic interface. check it out, works great in Vista URL
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    Vista and XP on two drives

    if he doesn't see the other drive in BIOS than he needs to make sure he really has two drives, my first impression is that your friend has only one drive with 2 partitions, even in Windows you may think you have 2 drives but its actually 1
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    Vista boots, 2003 doesn't

    I bet Win 2003 has some device / hardware conflicts, since you moved the entire drive from one PC to another, all the devices and hardware drivers that are trying to load has issues with your new hardware and it may not be easy to repair unless you reinstall.. once you get it to work you will...
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    Help get Vista bootloader back

    pop Vista DVD into CDROM boot , select repair option if the automatic repair doesn't do the trick than perfom this: from bios make sure Vista is set to load first liek so: CDROM VISTA LINUX pop Vista DVD and select repair, then select command prompt and type the following commands...
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    also Guru you may want to change the title from 'dying need help ' to something more relevant like 'Vista dual boot-fixed' or any other title
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    Vista (x86) + XP(x64) Dual Boot fixed I am going to document my successful dual boot fix for those who struggle in similar situations. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ I have Vista installed on RAID0...
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    I have on both drives, should I remove from XP ? also should I copy NTDETEC and ntdlr from xp to vista? and should I copy (if copy) to boot folder or to c:\
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    is it possible that both hd are active hds or it doesn't matter? if it does matter how do I change that
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    nope Mr. Guru , it didn't work at first gave me ntdetect error than I decided to remove ntdlr and NTDETECT files from Vista partition and it gave me something that my boot.ini file is wrong
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    somehow the boot.ini file is not redirecting to the XP hd at all
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    this is what I did: I changed numbers to rdiks(0) partition(1), after reboot it gave me NTDETECT error so I copied it from XP drive along with ntdlr to Vista drive and rebooted again, this time after selecting XP from boot menu it came a blank black screen and it froze like that , I waited...
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    my grandson installed Acronis disk director and in the XP HD drive properties it showed that hd 1 and part 1 easy BCD linuxBCD showed differently
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    I also added ntdlr and NTDETEC files to Vista Drive and when booting it gave me this error: Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt <Widows root>\system32\ntoskrnl.exe Please reinstall a copy of the above file and I know this file is there , but I think that...
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    Thank you Guru for your patience with me, I took my time to read the guide and if I am not mistaken did everything right an d still no go. as you see my XP drive is 0 and partition 0 and I changed that inside the boot.ini [boot loader] timeout=30...
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    NTLDR, NTDETECT, and Boot.ini errors in Vista-XP Dual-Boot

    so if I understand correctly based on the boot.ini guide: this is my HD order in BIOS: 1. Vista (SATA-RAID0) 2. XP (SATA) 3. SATA 4. IDE so if I understand correctly my XP should look something like this: rdisk(1)partition(1) because its a second drive from top so we mark it 1 and it has...