TRI-booting xp, vista osx. HELP!!!


New Member
hey guys im tring to get vista osx and xp to tri boot......
vista and xp work fine, but osx is giving me an : \NST\nst_mac.mbr error.

this is what ive done.....
c: has xp
d: has vista.
e: has osx in its HFS+ format...

i installed easy BCD and added a mac osx. rebooted and im getting a windows error which says it cannot find the file : \NST\nst_mac.mbr

whats wrong? osx has worked before witht he darwin boot loader...

pls help


Mostly Harmless
Staff member
Hi kooki, welcome to NeoSmart Technologies.

Please post EasyBCD | Diagnostics | Copy Debug Data so we can help you.


New Member
hey thanks a lot for the reply :smile:
the overview is.....

Bootloader Timeout: 25 seconds.
Default OS: Microsoft Windows Vista

Entry #1

Name: Microsoft Windows XP
BCD ID: {05667317-8800-11dc-99ed-f85a08add97a}
Drive: Active Boot Partition
Bootloader Path: \NTLDR

Entry #2

Name: Microsoft Windows Vista
BCD ID: {default}
Drive: D:\
Bootloader Path: \Windows\system32\winload.exe
Windows Directory: \Windows

Entry #3

Name: Mac OS X
BCD ID: {05667322-8800-11dc-99ed-f85a08add97a}
Drive: C:\
Bootloader Path: \NST\nst_mac.mbr

and the detailed debug mode is..

Windows Boot Manager
identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}
device unknown
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {7ea2e1ac-2e61-4728-aaa3-896d9d0a9f0e}
default {0566731a-8800-11dc-99ed-f85a08add97a}
displayorder {05667317-8800-11dc-99ed-f85a08add97a}
toolsdisplayorder {b2721d73-1db4-4c62-bf78-c548a880142d}
timeout 25

Real-mode Boot Sector
identifier {05667317-8800-11dc-99ed-f85a08add97a}
device boot
path \NTLDR
description Microsoft Windows XP

Windows Boot Loader
identifier {0566731a-8800-11dc-99ed-f85a08add97a}
device partition=D:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Microsoft Windows Vista
osdevice partition=D:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {85454cf6-8996-11dc-a567-806e6f6e6963}

Real-mode Boot Sector
identifier {05667322-8800-11dc-99ed-f85a08add97a}
device partition=C:
path \NST\nst_mac.mbr
description Mac OS X


and i also i just read the previous topic and changed the boot path of mac os to c drive..... and now im gettting the chain boot error.... and i also have the chain0 file in my c: root drive...
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