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Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
No problem, always a pleasure to meet a fellow...

No problem, always a pleasure to meet a fellow Zappaphile.

I just read the bit on the wiki article; so is winload.exe the name of Vista's bootloader or is it bootmgr? Becuase here...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
What I did with Darwin was install it to the...

What I did with Darwin was install it to the bootsector of the partition (VBR? - volume boot record I assume) and chainloaded it with my Vista bootloader. I had to copy a 'chain0' file from the OS X...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
Wait, so SIW2, what you're saying is (assume...

Wait, so SIW2, what you're saying is (assume fresh install on a clean hard drive), if I had a 100GB HD and I (hd0,0) was a 200MB partition and the rest 99.8GB was (hd0,1), I can guide the 7 installer...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
So you have a 200MB primary partition for just...

So you have a 200MB primary partition for just the boot data? Do you mean that the bootloader is installed on this partition? If so, how did you get Windows to install the bootloader onto a partition...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
I don't have 7 anymore.

I don't have 7 anymore.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
I actually just removed 7 and my Vista bootloader...

I actually just removed 7 and my Vista bootloader was still intact. I'm guessing that 7 still uses BCD for the bootloader and just replaced the Vista one, but Vista can still configure it because...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
Did it ask you anything about a bootloader or...

Did it ask you anything about a bootloader or where to install it?
I don't have anything against Windows but I hate the fact that they can't even give the user an option of where to install the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Nov 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 16,203
Posted By frankzappa77
I formatted it with GParted. Anyway, I got it to...

I formatted it with GParted. Anyway, I got it to work. What I did was boot up in my Linux partition and use the GParted in there to delete the 20GB ntfs partition for 7 (I had to unmount it first)....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Nov 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 16,203
Posted By frankzappa77
I already formatted it as an NTFS partition, are...

I already formatted it as an NTFS partition, are you saying I should delete it, leave it as raw and then format it with the 7 installation?

I have a Core 2 Duo processor at 1.6GHz with 2GBs of...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
See this thread...

See this thread (https://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/672-bsod-during-installation.html). I keep getting BSOD'd during the install for some weird reason. I know it's not the DVD, because it...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2008
Replies: 55
Views: 19,587
Posted By frankzappa77
I created a backup of my MBR with HDHacker (all...

I created a backup of my MBR with HDHacker (all the other methods I needed a floppy diskette and I'm on a laptop), which you can run from within Windows. I also created a backup of my BCD settings...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Nov 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 16,203
Posted By frankzappa77
BSOD during Installation

I've tried installing Windows 7 build 6801 and I keep getting a BSOD during the installation. I have a 186GB HD and I've partitioned it the following way:
93.1GB - Vista
58.1GB - XP
20GB - for 7...
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