Problem with triple boot XP,Vista,Windows 7

#1
hi guys i hope you can help me, first off i had no problems with my system it was working perfect triple booting XP installed first followed by Vista and then W7 the problem is i had accidently activated acronic operating system selector, thats where the problems started, being that the os selector build didnt support w7, i could no longer boot to w7 so i uninstalled the os selector, than reinstalled w7 now the problem is i can boot to vista and w7 but when i try to boot to (earler version of windows) (xp) my computer just reboots, just to add im running a raid 0 with 3 partions one for xp drive letter i vista letter C and w7 letter M the vista bootloader shows all 3 os. can you guys tell me what happened and is it possiable to get my xp to boot again with vista and w7 ? i would greatly appreciate any help i am very nervious going any further with out some expert opions, advice due to my xp and vista installs are old with alot of programs i would hate to have to reinstall everything thanks in advance for any help you can give me
 

Terry60

Knows where his towel is.
Staff member
#2
Hi bk, welcome to NST.
Are you using EasyBCD 2.0 latest build (not 1.7)
delete the XP entry, add it again, accept the offer to auto-configure the XP boot, don't change the disk letter for XP that it sets up.
 
#3
Ok i deleted the xp entry and than add the entry, what happens now is when i select the xp to boot instead of my computer just restarting, i just get a blank screen, 1 question i had is when i add the xp entry easy bcd wants to use the C drive when my XP partition is on the i drive. should i change the drive letter to the i and than let the program rebuild the boot files? as of right now vista and W7 still work fine if i change that drive letter will vista and W7 still work?
 
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mqudsi

Mostly Harmless
Staff member
#4
no, you shouldn't change anything. Just let EasyBCD do it's thing, and that will be all.
 
#6
Congratulations. :smile:
Enjoy your triple boot.