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    lost xp64 now!!

    the 2 vistas boot ok BUT now I cannot get XP to boot . Should I run fixmbr from repair recovery console ??? If so will that leave the vista's bootable or what do i need to do ???
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    Grub at boot???

    ok ..i havent got round to a complete reinstall as yet > i thought the h/d was dying on me but it seems to have recovered !!! Anyway I was wondering about this > i may have mentioned it before !!! when i first boot PC I get a black screen with the word Grub and a flashing , but not working...
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    ok back to square 1 !

    Hard drive dieing so... I want vista 32 bit and 64 bit , xp 64 bit , xp 32 sp2 AND ubuntu studio . I have 3 hard drives . What would be the right sequence to install the o/s 's and how would I set up Easy BCD and on what o/s thnx again richard
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    sp1 ?

    i was only able to complete sp1 installation on both my vista 62 and 32 by disconnecting my linux disc . now when i reconnected the linux the vista drives get stuck during boot up ... however they boot without problems once it is disconnected again ... how can i sort this out?
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    help with .lst

    ok I am now sure that linux is on hd2,1 ( sdc,a) so whats the correct syntax for .lst ? thnx richard .... it does say on the wiki if u r not sure ask !!!!
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    internet connection

    I have an always on broadband connection( wired ethernet) with a 'live box ' from orange . Now a linux o/s and xp and a wireless mac connect without any problems BUT vista takes ages to connect ... I boot up and after about 15 mins it will connect to the live box and its fine : has anyone else...
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    pease see ' couple of questions ' below

    problem is ( maybe !) that i no longer remember what I installed first > vista or linux . What I do remember is that I installed grub to the linux drive . Easy bcd and vista is on drive 2 and xp /vista 64 is on drive 1 . I just tried selecting linux and grub in easy bcd but the drive with linux...
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    couple of questions

    how to proceed ?? i have 3 hard drives .. vista 32 & xp64 on one , vista 64 on one and ubuntu on one . easy bcd is on the vista 32 o/s . Now i want to put another linux + xp pro onto the 3rd drive (the one with linux on it > everyting seems to be ok at the moment ( except at boot i get a...
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    how to proceed ??

    i have 3 hard drives .. vista 32 & xp64 on one , vista 64 on one and ubuntu on one . easy bcd is on the vista 32 o/s . Now i want to put another linux + xp pro onto the 3rd drive (the one with linux on it > everyting seems to be ok at the moment ( except at boot i get a cursor with...
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    neogrub

    what script should I use to let neogrub find my \PCLinuxOS on the 1st partition of the 3rd hard drive thnx r Addendum: sorry i just realised this post got moved ....
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    neogrub?

    there is an example of how to configure neogrub in your neogrub help but I have tried the example and it doesnt work ... what should the entry be to configure to boot xp32 on the 1st hard drive and the 2nd partition on that drive and then linux on the 3rd hard drive on the first partition...
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    trouble shooting windows XP

    When it says in the trouble shooting guide there should only be one copy of "NTLDR, NTDETECT.COM, and BOOT.INI files on your system ' does that mean if u have xp pro and xp pro 64 that you should remove one set of those files and if so from which one ? Could this explain why I cannot boot...
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    should I use easybcd again

    I discovered that the reason that I could not find xp pro was because it was only half installed !!!! Before I found that out I reinstalled the linux system ( this was post vista as well , but before xp pro ) NOW should I use bcd on the last installed o/s ie xp pro ? ( if the answer is yes...
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    sgd?

    i am using the super grub disc to sort the linux boot out but when I get to the end of the instructions from bcd and enter "quit it" returns an Error 27 : unrecognized command ? Addendum: should read "quit" not 'quit it' !!
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    I'll try again > too many confused questions ???

    ok hello , when I first boot up I get a list of just xp systems and none will boot > I get a long message about missing drives or summat > cannot remember exactly . THEN if I keep rebooting the system I get to the what I assume is the vista...
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    more ? from rimsky

    hello again thnx for previous help. I now have xp64 accessible from the vista boot/bcd menu BUT the other xp o/s entry >xp pro sets up as xp64 !!! (the 2 xp o/s are on the same drive on partitions obviously .... any ideas what's going on there ? ALSO I configured neogrub to boot my...
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    I need advice !!

    I have 2 sata hard drivesand 1 sataii hard drive 1 with vista on it ,one with xp 32 and xp64 bit on it and one with Ubuntu studio and PC LinuxOS obviously in there own partitions . I have installed easy bcd on the vista drive and added the other o/s to the list ( except I am stiill not that...
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