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    Dual Boot and BSOD

    IT'S FIXED :happy: First I found out that my wireless keyboard has an "F Lock" key. Using that with the F2 allowed me access to the bios. But that and several other things still didn't help. The final solution was to restore the original XP drive from my server backup, by downloading the latest...
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    Dual Boot and BSOD

    Terry, What you are saying makes sense, but I'm having some problems executing your instructions. 1. When I do the Change boot drive and point it at C: I get the attached exception notice. When I select continue, nothing happens. 2. I'm also having rediculous issues getting into my Bios...
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    Dual Boot and BSOD

    Terry, Here are the files that you requested. Hope they help! 1. Disk Management Screen attached. 2. When using Tools> Edit Legacy Entries I get the following message: Easy BCD can't find boot.ini, please locate it manually in the next screen, or press cancel. The next screen does not...
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    Dual Boot and BSOD

    Geeeezzz, you guys are incredible! Thank you very much for your help. My entire XP HDD is backed upon an HP MediaSmart Home Server. Last night I tried using the supplied PC restore disk, to restore the XP drive back to pre-me-messing-around. I ran into problems there also (my luck), but there...
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    Dual Boot and BSOD

    Justin, I tried the Autoconfigure Boot.ini. Now when I try to boot into XP from the Dual Boot Menu, I get the following message. Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: <Windows Root>Ysystem32Yntoskrnl.exe. Please re-install a copy of the above file. (where...
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    Dual Boot and BSOD

    Wanted to start learning Windows 7 but still leave our XP home machine functional for the rest of the family. 1. Bought and installed a second HD. 2. Installed Windows 7 Pro on the new drive. 3. There was never an indication or questions involving the original drive with XP on it. 4. After the...
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    The Introduction Thread

    Hello to all Hello to all, Just registered and probably one of the many that found you through the misery of crisis. But first the intro: 60 year old retired military photographer. Started playing computer with a Zenith Z100 and an Apple 2e. Multi-lingual, DOS, all flavors of Windows, but...
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