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    Vista boot inoperable

    After a pretty vicious virus attack resulting in my firefox brower redirecting and jumping to Gawd-knows-where, I feebly attempted to fight back with Rkill and Mbam. Rkill resulted in blue-screen reboots, never, alas, being actually activated. Mbam did report and remove some virual disturbances...
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    How to remove xp for dual boot config

    Thanks. Done, tho it was a bit of a challenge, in fact, had to go way of the CMD function via RUN. Don't know why, but was blocked from the usual route of disk management, be that as it may, I'm OK, xp is gone, I've extended the partition and all is right with the world (for now). My thanks.
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    How to remove xp for dual boot config

    I wish to utterly and completely delete xp from an xp/vista dual boot configuration. However, I face two major hurdles: (1) unable to boot xp. When I attempt , I get error page prompt to contact administrator, etc. (2) EasyBCD has inadvetantly been deleted from my system. It is my hope to...
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    Recovery Disc incompatibility?

    I was able to finnaly get Vista up and running though I won't attempt to recount here the untold failed configurations of Vista options I used once I was was able to access the options menu. But I will tell you this. What I think, and I emphasize the think, ultimately turned the trick was...
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    Recovery Disc incompatibility?

    A friend with an Acer Aspire X3200 with Vista Home Pre OEM mistakenly deleted registry entries and now not surprisingly Windows refuses to load. I dwnld the Vista Recovery Disc (32 and 64) and after the repair screen a window pops up with this This version of Sys Recov Options is not compatible...
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    xp si! vista no!

    Thanks for your help.
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    xp si! vista no!

    My sincerest apology to all. Afraid I spoke much to soon. In my enthusiasm in booting Vista I assumed xp remained viable. I received, however, this message upon opting to load xp: Windows failed to start 1. Insert your windows install discs...etc. file \NTLDL status 0xc000000f selected entry...
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    xp si! vista no!

    Following the steps to dual xp to a vista system, when I get to Manage Bootloader to Write MBR to reinstall the Vista Booloader I get this error message: Boot Sector Manipulation Tool has encountered a problem and needs to close Yet I reboot xp and discover when I open EasyBCD it has the...
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