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Windows 7: Dual boot something gone wrong

28 Apr 2009   #1
AloGuru

Windows 7, XP in partition
 
 
Dual boot something gone wrong

Hello. something has gone wrong from my dual boot. i have win 7 and i made partition to 2nd drive. 2nd drive has XP. i used EasyBCD for it.

Problem is in entry 2 bootloader path. if i try to restart my pc and i get to choose 7 or xp,then i choose xp and it says wrong destination or smth. help please!


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28 Apr 2009   #2
Nikolay

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

Does it say ntldr is missing or something like that? I had to change the drive to C from D and it worked like a charm.
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28 Apr 2009   #3
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Hi Aloguru,

Can you post a screenshot of Disk Management, like this:

Dual boot something gone wrong-diskmanagement2009-02-04_031947.jpg


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28 Apr 2009   #4
AloGuru

Windows 7, XP in partition
 
 

nikolay how to do it? yes i got that error
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28 Apr 2009   #5
Nikolay

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AloGuru View Post
nikolay how to do it? yes i got that error
Go into EasyBCD and change Windows XP's drive to the one you installed Windows Vista/Seven on, which in your case, is C.

I had to same problem.
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28 Apr 2009   #6
AloGuru

Windows 7, XP in partition
 
 

one thing, i tried but i noticed that win7 is on C alrdy. and win7 is really on c and xp on d. and it gives me an error when i try to put xp on c too
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28 Apr 2009   #7
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Screenshot of Disk Management?
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28 Apr 2009   #8
AloGuru

Windows 7, XP in partition
 
 

the screenshot of problem is in first post..
EDIT: i think i got it fixed now. going to restart and try.
EDIT2: hehe works fine fellas!thanks guys!
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28 Apr 2009   #9
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

What did you do to fix it?

The bcd entry must relate to the partition containing XP bootfiles, this is not necessarily the same as the partition containing the XP operating system files.

Your first post does not include a screenshot of Disk Management as requested.

I am glad you got it fixed this time, but in future if you want people to help you, it is best to give the information they ask for.
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28 Apr 2009   #10
AloGuru

Windows 7, XP in partition
 
 

got the thing working. i mean both ones to C:
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