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    Remove XP from XP/Vista Dual Boot System

    After setting the Vista drive to active with Partition magic. And then So, deciding it was time for "Step Four: Nuclear Holocaust" where the bcdedit.exe /create {bootmgr} /d "Windows Boot Manager" command failed. I then went back into recovery screen from Vista DVD for the hundreth time and...
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    Remove XP from XP/Vista Dual Boot System

    Ok, the "Element not found error." did seem to be that the Vista drive partition was not set to active. I had a copy of Partition Magic, so started the PC into that program and set the Vista disc partion to active. That fixed the "Element not found." error. The system will now try to boot to...
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    Remove XP from XP/Vista Dual Boot System

    This was a dual boot that the XP drive failed. See first post at top for details. I have been searching the internet for a possible solution to the "Element not found." error when using the "bootrec.exe /fixboot" command. Several forums make note that the Vista drive's partition needs to be...
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    Remove XP from XP/Vista Dual Boot System

    Drive Failed completely.. Well I guessI wanted until the drive failed. The XP drive failed completely. I am trying to do what you suggested. I removed the XP drive and plugged the SATA cable to the Vista drive. I can run bootrec.exe /ScanOs and I get the following: Sucessfully scanned Windows...
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    Remove XP from XP/Vista Dual Boot System

    Does it matter that the XP drive is Disk 0? Is there anything on the XP disk such as Master Boot Record that would be lost and cause the Boot process a problem if the drive failed and I had to remove it? Orgbrat
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    Remove XP from XP/Vista Dual Boot System

    I have a dual boot setup - XP and Vista - on two separate SATA internal drives. According to the Vista Disk Management utility the XP drive is Disk 0 and the Vista drive is Disk 1. I dowloaded your BCD tool and here is it's interpertation of the boot loader. Windows Boot Manager...
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