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Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
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Posted By graveller39
thanks for the suggestions gregrocker,yes, it...

thanks for the suggestions gregrocker,yes, it finds the Win7 installation - when I run Startup Repair, it doesn't find any problems.

I'll let you know if this helps.

Not sure what to look for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
Disconnected all drives except the one SATA for...

Disconnected all drives except the one SATA for Win7. It created the 100MB partition this time - I thought maybe its working... but no - it still quits near the end of the install and won't boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
I tried installing Win7 once more with only the...

I tried installing Win7 once more with only the two physical drives connected.
SATA 1: XP
SATA 2: Win7
Exactly the same thing happened - dual-boot was setup fine, but I can't boot into Win7 - in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
I can set the XP drive to be first boot and see...

I can set the XP drive to be first boot and see what happens, although I thought the Win7 bootmgr was the one that controlled things once Win7 has been installed? - I don't fully understand the boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
hi gregrocker, yes, boot.ini is also in C:\ I...

hi gregrocker,
yes, boot.ini is also in C:\
I tried removing Win7 in the Add/Remove tab, then added it again;
still won't boot into Win7 - it gets to the "Starting Windows" screen and then shuts...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
you're right Saltgrass - I didn't have the "hide...

you're right Saltgrass - I didn't have the "hide protected operating system files" box unchecked.
I do have ntldr and bootmgr in the C:\ drive.
sorry about that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
thanks gregrocker, I ran EasyBCD and this what...

thanks gregrocker,
I ran EasyBCD and this what it shows -- do I still need to add Windows 7?
It looks like its already there...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
Here's the latest screenshot from...

Here's the latest screenshot from PartitionWizard.
The Maxtor drive is disconnected as it appears it was likely part of the original problem.

The HDD with Windows 7 is selected as first boot in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
All I know is it's done this to me twice now -- I...

All I know is it's done this to me twice now -- I suppose I should say, the repair console gave me the option to connect.

yes, that's exactly what I did.

No, it was the XP partition I had...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
ok, I booted with the Win7 DVD and ran Startup...

ok, I booted with the Win7 DVD and ran Startup Repair -- it did not find any errors.

I tried booting into Win7 again, but the same thing happened -- it got to the "Starting Windows" screen and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
That's exactly what I did before -- then I...

That's exactly what I did before -- then I re-installed Windows 7. Why would I need to repair immediately after I installed it?

Win7 is Active.

Yes, I burned the disk for the previous repair...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
so, I set all drives to Inactive, except the...

so, I set all drives to Inactive, except the Windows 7 partition -- I set it to Active.

I tried the Repair and booted into Windows 7 -- the C: drive was Active, but so was the Maxtor...

I've...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
I can only access the files in XP; if and when I...

I can only access the files in XP; if and when I can boot there.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
thanks for the quick responses gregrocker and...

thanks for the quick responses gregrocker and Saltgrass...

I'll have to wait 'til Sun or Mon to get back to this -- I'll let you know how I made out though.

As far as DISK0 goes (the Maxtor...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
ok - I did the repair with the Windows 7 DVD --...

ok - I did the repair with the Windows 7 DVD -- it didn't indicate any problems, but I was able to boot into Win 7 afterwards -- I took a screenshot and attached the file here. hope this helps...
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
just to be clear... I'm guessing this...

just to be clear...


I'm guessing this option will be fairly clear? but why 3 times...?

and no, I've not yet used EasyBCD as I've been unable to boot back into Win 7.
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
what now...?

so, I didn't make any further changes, but now it doesn't matter which hard drive is selected to boot first, Windows XP is the OS that starts... ie. I don't even know how to get Windows 7 to boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 41
Views: 11,829
Posted By graveller39
no boot option screen

I have installed Windows 7 as a dual boot with my previously installed XP Pro. The new install seems fine, except there is no boot option screen when I boot the machine -- it boots into Win 7 with no...
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