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Old 08-28-2009, 05:12 PM   #1
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Default Xp booting problem.

I've been trying to dual boot windows xp and vista. I got it so that it asks which OS you want to boot from but when I choose xp it says ntldr is missing or corrupt. I've tried replacing the ntldr and NDETECT files and still have the same problem, help is appreciated, thanks.
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Old 08-28-2009, 05:39 PM   #2
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Default Re: Xp booting problem.

Did you install XP first? I'm pretty XP has to be installed first, then Vista. You could also try a third party boot manager like Boot-US.
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I had vista installed, and then I installed xp on a seperate hard drive and i couldnt get vista to work. So i reinstalled vista and now xp wont work...
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Default Re: Xp booting problem.

I would format and start over. Install XP first on the first partition, then Vista on the second partition. The Vista bootloader will control booting for both OSes.
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