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Windows 7: Windows XP Boot gone after Windows 7

28 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7/XP
Windows XP Boot gone after Windows 7

I cant boot into XP at all after the installation.
It replaced the C drive to and moved all my XP stuff do the D drive. Which i thought was really odd.
Is it possible to chkdsk my D drive through windows 7?

PS When i put my windows XP cd to repair it, I get the blue screen of death when it's saying Windows is now starting, which is right b4 the screen that gives me the 3 options to install, repair and the other thing.

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28 Jul 2009   #2

windows 7 64 bit

This has been discussed several times. There is a good article that explains dual booting very well. It also explains how to get the boot options back after installing Windows 7. Hope it helps. If not I am sure you will soon get someone to give you advice.

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP
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28 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7/XP

I did all that already, but when I go to it, it tells me to chkdsk /f
But I cant since I get BSOD on the boot cd.
I used 3 different cds too.
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28 Jul 2009   #4

Win7 HP (RTMx86), Win7 Ultimate (7229x86)

try using you dvd for windows 7 instead of XP to fix the boot loader. I had this same problem occur a few days ago (duel booting with vista and win RC at the time) and after clean installing the win 7 OEM on vista partition my RC disappeared after being moved to d drive. used the dvd for win 7 to fix the OEM's boot loader and now no problems at all. somehow the installation of the OEM corrupted the win 7 boot loader.

should note that I went ahead and reformated and reinstalled the OEM again to make sure there would be no further problems and there are none.

hope this helps.
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