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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    Update: Spent over an hour on the phone to MS and they sorted out the running of XP for me apart from the activation side of things. They are apparently reverting on Monday with the answer for that. Meantime said I could use as normal including updating to SP3. Did that and I'm back locked out...
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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    Hi Terry, thanks for your time and patience.. The problem is both. If I go into the process of getting into SNwN (it shows the XP drive as "D" not "C") I can't get past the window asking me to select Administrator or Ken. I just get the Windows product Activation requirement screen telling me I...
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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    I reconnected the XP drive and had to go into the BIOS to change the order of the hard drives. I went into Easy BCD and added the xp drive. Selecting the XP drive brought a Boot Manager message: Failed to start....... File: \NST\ntldr Status 0xc000000f Selected entry missing or corrupt...
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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    But how do I do that when there is no apparent access to the internet on the XP drive? I am still in the position that the Windows reinstall is still asking for activation without the ability to go online (see previous).
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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    Yes, my XP Pro disk had only SP2, not SP3. What I've done so far is to download IE8 and SP3 to a flash drive and presumed that I could install these by selecting the flash drive from My Computer. How do I use Safe Mode with Networking to get into the Internet if I can't see it? This is all new...
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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    Thanks for that. Any advice you can offer re: XP and IE as per my last post would be greatly appreciated.
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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    Well I finally summoned up the courage to disconnect the xp drive and using the W7 disk I did the repair sequence three times and so now I have W7 at least. Yippee! I've yet to reconnect the XP drive as I don't understand Quote: then keeping that first in the BIOS boot sequence when you...
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    After updating and resetting BCD I've lost everything

    Recapping my previous threads, I had a problem with BCD not showing the BIOS option of the two separate drives (one with XP and the other with W7) after having got rid of the "System check" virus. I updated from 1.7 to 2.1 and the problem was still there....from cold no option screen but on...
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    Easy BCD 1.7 update to 2.1

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    Easy BCD 1.7 update to 2.1

    Thanks for the reply.....1.7 was installed for me together with the second HD a couple of years back. So can you tell me if I will have to reenter the the drive details as currently displayed in 1.7 or will they automatically be carried over to 2.1? As you can guess, this is all very new to me...
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    Easy BCD 1.7 update to 2.1

    Can I simply update 1.7 to 2.1 without having to do anything else? I'm hoping I can as (as in my previous post) I can't get the OS option screen when starting from cold and 1.7 doesn't seem to give me the resetting option shown in 2.1.
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    System skips boot manager option on start up from cold

    I have a similar problem. Mine occurred only after a virus....coincidence or what? I run XP on one drive and W7 on the other. What should Easy BCD be reset to? Thanks.
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