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Windows 7: cant boot to my xp after install 7

19 Aug 2010   #1
qwildz

 
 
cant boot to my xp after install 7

can anybody help me?
i have 3 partition. there is xp on first, xp on second, and data on third.
first is C. second is E, and third is D.
then i deleted my xp on first partition. i deleted it cause i want to install win7.

after the installation is complete, i never get boot menu, in my mind, usually if there are os on other partitions, win 7 will add this on boot menu.

then i try to add xp on bootmenu with easybcd, i set xp on drive e in the settings.
after reboot. the menu is appears, but when i select xp to boot there is a message "NTLDR is missing"

i know about it.. i try to copy NTLDR, NTDETECT.COM to my xp partition. but it not work.. i worried.

then i try to "bootsect /nt52 e:".. it not work too..
can anybody help me resolve this problem.. sorry for my bad english


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19 Aug 2010   #2
Arc

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Download EasyBCD 2 and install in windows 7 .
Run it . Click on add new entry, Windows tab is selected by default ... just change the type to Windows xp, if the other default settings are like the screenshot attached, let it remain such. Now click on add entry, accept , and when done, restart your computer.


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19 Aug 2010   #3
Arc

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Alternative way

At first, make your system reserved partition visible in disk management (Right click, and then give it a drive letter , say "S").

Now download xpbtfiles.zip , extract the three files, and copy them in "S" .

Open an Elevated Command Prompt ,

Type bcdedit /create {ntldr} /d "Windows XP" hit enter
Type bcdedit /set {ntldr} device boot hit enter
Type bcdedit /set {ntldr} path \ntldr hit enter
Type bcdedit /displayorder {ntldr} /addlast hit enter .

Close the command prompt, and restart computer.

I learned this process of fixing windows 7 bootloader by reading the older posts of SIW2
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19 Aug 2010   #4
qwildz

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post

Type bcdedit /create {ntldr} /d "Windows XP" hit enter
Type bcdedit /set {ntldr} device boot hit enter
Type bcdedit /set {ntldr} path \ntldr hit enter
Type bcdedit /displayorder {ntldr} /addlast hit enter .
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does not need changed?
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19 Aug 2010   #5
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by qwildz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post

Type bcdedit /create {ntldr} /d "Windows XP" hit enter
Type bcdedit /set {ntldr} device boot hit enter
Type bcdedit /set {ntldr} path \ntldr hit enter
Type bcdedit /displayorder {ntldr} /addlast hit enter .
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does not need changed?
Just copy and paste in the command prompt... and hit enter after every line
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19 Aug 2010   #6
qwildz

 
 

weew.. thx very much Arc.. your solution is work..
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20 Aug 2010   #7
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by qwildz View Post
weew.. thx very much Arc.. your solution is work..
You are welcome, pal !!
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