Quote: Originally Posted by mike009
c&d are 2hd's, i copy & paste files mentioned above.
can i format c using winxp/Windows 7 cd now or is there some other way?
Try unplugging the Windows 7 drive now to see if XP starts up with the boot files you copied.
If not, please plug back in Windows 7 drive and post a screenshot of your full Disk Management map, using Snipping tool in Start Menu, attached using paper clip in reply box.