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    ntoskrl missing

    i wwent to boot into XP pro from my dual boot win7/xp pro and got message ntoskrl was missing. how can i fix this? can i try to repair the xp installation and then set up the dual boot with win 7? the more detailed the instructions the better. thanks Dan
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    Windows XP starts to load but no users

    Will I then have to reinstall all my other software? or just any windows updates?
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    Windows XP starts to load but no users

    I only use my XP installation once a month or so. Today I needed to use an older program that won't run on Windows 7. I iReboot to go to my XP installation and I get the black startup window that say Windows Xp and the flag. Then I get the light blue screen that would normally have the user...
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    BSOD when trying to install XP

    o.k. thanks, i will check it out. Addendum: so far so good. thanks. a question do i have to install anti virus software on the virtual machine? also i like the way this works and would like to do this on my desktop system instead of the dual boot, can i somehow copy clone the existing...
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    BSOD when trying to install XP

    i don't know what it means to slipstream or a virtual machine.
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    BSOD when trying to install XP

    there was no settings for ide/ahci options
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    BSOD when trying to install XP

    it is SP2, it is a genuin disk that came with an older laptop i pourchased. I was able to use this cd to install XP on my desktop when i built ir last year.
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    BSOD when trying to install XP

    terry, I tried to install by booting from the Cd (the same as i did for my desktop) kairo, I saw nothing in the bios about switching to sata/ide.
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    BSOD when trying to install XP

    i belive it is SP2, i installed that copy onto a desktop with SATA drives.
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    BSOD when trying to install XP

    I have a laptop that came preinstalled with Vist home premuim, I had a copy of XP that i wanted to install and dual boot but when I try to install xp i get a BSOD the errors pop up so fast that i can't read them. I have since installed windows 7 and still cannot install xp. I have successfully...
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    Renaming other OS

    thats what i did, i used EasyBCD after the install and now everything looks good on that end, thanks
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    networking problem

    my network printer had disappeared and when i try to install a network printer i am told that no printers were found. the printer is shared (on the desktop computer) and i am still getting the same message when i try to access a shared network drive.
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    Renaming other OS

    i logged onto vista, then went to my n: partition, the one with XP, and went to my folder in and renamed it with .old and when i tried to log on i had the same problem.
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    networking problem

    also i cannot connect to any shared printers on my desktop
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    Renaming other OS

    could this be a problem with ntldr? or user profiles? Addendum: to try another fix, what i did was cloned my c: drive from my backup clone. When i try to get to XP i get an error about hardware configuration. I log onto VIsta and change the name of the second OS (XP) and let EasyBCD do...
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    networking problem

    the error message looks like a windows window and is not a windows from Norton, I also looked ad my log from norton and there is nothing showing anything being blocked
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    Renaming other OS

    i did a full virus scan and found nothing
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    networking problem

    if the firewall on this laptop was the problem then why, when i open up network and I see the computers on the network, and I try to select this latop, I still get the same error.
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    networking problem

    the other day I set up a connection, a shared connection, to get my sons laptop on-line. I have since then deleted that connection because I have his wireless working on the home wireless network. Now my problem is, i CAN get on the internet via wirelss (home network), I can see other...
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    Renaming other OS

    I tried safe mode, and when i try to log on it says the same thing, loading personal settings.... and then says logging off, but then at least the log on screen shows up and the computer is not just hanging. I am doing a scan on that partition and then i'll do a full system scan for virus and...