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Windows 7: XP to Win 7 problem

28 Apr 2010   #11
Kev72

WIN XP
 
 

Can't get easybcd to boot from the cd on the bad computer.


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28 Apr 2010   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Did you set the BIOS to boot from CD?
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28 Apr 2010   #13
Kev72

WIN XP
 
 

Yes,still get the bootmgr error.I just burned it normally.Should I have burned it in another format?Iso.etc.
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28 Apr 2010   #14
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If you burnt it as an ISO, it should boot. Maybe you made a mistake burning the CD. Otherwise I am lost too.
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28 Apr 2010   #15
Kev72

WIN XP
 
 

Maybe a bad disk? I'm going to re-burn it and see.
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28 Apr 2010   #16
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

EasyBCD is a APP you install in Windows, not a bootable CD.

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28 Apr 2010   #17
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kev72 View Post
clean install gets to 6% and i get the 0x80070017 error.It was purchased online and burned to dvd.Could the disc have some bad files?
Redownload the ISO, & new DVD at a slow speed.
or make USB stick.

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28 Apr 2010   #18
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
EasyBCD is a APP you install in Windows, not a bootable CD.

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My bad, he is right. Sorry I was mixing it up. Here is the documentation: EasyBCD Documentation Home - NeoSmart Technologies Wiki
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28 Apr 2010   #19
Kev72

WIN XP
 
 

Burned it as an .exe and it still won't run. Would that explain why it won't run?
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28 Apr 2010   #20
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kev72 View Post
Burned it as an .exe and it still won't run.
See post above. I am sorry I sent you on a wild goose chase.
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