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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    Justin, you are a champion- what a strange but suitable solution. It didnt prompt me for uac elevation but it let me replace the file and it now works a treat, thank-you everyone for the suggestions.
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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    Thanks guru ok, one step closer but still no go- i found the option for hide protected system files and unchecked that, it now shows boot.ini in explorer and i could change the read only status. But now when i try to save it it just says access is denied. Under security tabs for bot.ini it has...
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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    Cant right click on it cause theres no way of seeing in in explorer, even with show hidden files option on. I've tried to gain all permissions i can option.......frustrating. Keep the ideas coming please, i'm hopeful this can be sorted, thanks
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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    thanks terry- using this i was able to find the boot.ini just as before but also still cant save it just as before, owing to the "read only" permission. Need to get around this read only issue.
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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    Thanks terry, have tried changing boot.ini on the win7 hdd but it wont let me save changes- cant seem to get around the permission of this file being read only as i cant locate it outside of "run" in order to change the permissions. My folders are set to show hidden files etc
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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    I did what you suggested guru- changed windows.0 to windows, ran easybcd and XP was found, renamed back to windows.0 but when i looked at boot.ini on the XP hdd, it already pointed to windows.0 not windows. When i try to boot XP it comes up with "ntldr.exe not found" or something similar?
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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    thanks guru, i'll give that a try. Just wondering how i go about changing the boot.ini if i'm in Win7 at the time? Cause if i'm in Win xp at the time can i get the boot sector loaded on to the Win7 hdd.
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    wont recognise winxp "windows.0"

    I have Win7 as my primary system on one HDD and winxp on another. When i run Easybcd2.0 on either HDD it wont find the Winxp. I looked around for a possible solution and kind of found part of it- my xp install is listed as "WINDOWS.0" due to there being a previous install of xp on this disc...
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