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    Vista Help Please!

    Right, I managed to physically disconnect all the hard drives leaving the one 500gig drive with the Vista install on. I booted from the Vista DVD and did a repair and then it booted from the hard drive with no problems. I then connected all the drives back up and it booted fine, I then...
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    Vista Help Please!

    Another update. I had put drive C as the first boot drive in the bios, or so I thought... Turns out that drive C is one of a pair of identical drives (as far as i can see, I cannot tell the difference anyway) so in the bios I am not sure which one is which. Its the drive highlighted on this...
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    Vista Help Please!

    http://venom.truff.net/images/Untitled-1.jpg Addendum: I have 5 hard drives 4 SATA and an IDE i think Addendum: Drive D is the drive that used to have XP on it and i wiped that drive and started putting other files on there and using it for storage. Drive C has the Vista/Windows...
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    Vista Help Please!

    Ok here is the EasyBCD debug mode settings page info Windows Boot Manager -------------------- identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795} device partition=D: default {318be8ec-e4bd-11dd-9c9c-f0f2af863822} displayorder...
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    Vista Help Please!

    Jobs a good un. Terry, i cannot thank you enough. I did what you originally suggested over and over again and eventually the hard drive with the vista install on appeared and i was able to select it and then do the repair a couple more times. Then on reboot it just started as normal. Its...
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    Vista Help Please!

    Hi Terry60 I did try the repair startup function and it never seemed to make any difference. When i click on "repair my computer" it comes up with a system recovery options window that should list drives, none are listed. I click on next and then startup repair but like i said it does not seem...
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    Vista Help Please!

    Here is my dilema. I have Vista Business installed on a machine that originally had an XP install. I think i did some kind of upgrade keeping the Windows XP install on one HD and installed Vista on another HD and had the system on dual boot for a while. Eventually i stuck with vista and never...
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