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The problem arises when I try to boot without either the Windows or ASUS CD. I have tried fixmbr and still am unable to get my computer to boot into Windows. There is no operating system to repair or select in the windows 7 system recorvery list of operating systems. other wise load fail safe options Aug 1, 2007 #24 Bjcombs TS Rookie I have loaded many copys of windows xp professional. news

It just sits there. Any ‘rebuild’ or ’search’ options list 0 instances of windows installed. Thanks again. dd4life says: 7 years ago I have an external drive that MBR has been corrupted. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/104607-disk-boot-failure-after-deleting-winxp-partition.html

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The laptop already had windows 7 on it but I wanted a clean install so I created a W7 disk from an ISO on a usb stick. 2. Bambus011 viveks says: 5 years ago having the same problem in the combination of win7 and ubuntu. When I do have a bootable CD in, it gives the standard message to press any key to boot, which i ignore. i believe, it shows no hard drive/ no operating system.

When it detects an impending change, System Restore immediately makes backup copies, called restore points, of these critical components before the change occurs. so it works... Great, concise post. I have tried everything I possibly can with the boot order, even going as far as making the only bootable device the hard disk.

I had to visit your site via mobile phone because my computer wouldn't start up after it went into hybernate. Windows Xp Fixboot Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD Though I'd do a wipe of that partition before you resize Windows back into it. i need help i need some type of os and boot i dont care what either windows me, windows xp, windows 98, jus something to make me boot upANY IDEAS ???????? additional hints If this does not fix it there may be deeper problems with the MBR or the problem may be further in the boot process.

I was researching a problem I am currently having and this site popped up. Thanks. To find out if this is the case, start the computer with a system disk or CD-ROM installation of your operating system (via the Recovery Console), and type "Dir C:" to So I boot into XP install disk, and run fixmbr.

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no luck. ... You are required to enter a password. Xp Won't Boot Laptop Drives Unplug the power cable, and remove the battery first before removing the Hard Drive. Windows Xp Startup Repair More details on using TestDisk to repair partitions can be found here http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk_Step_By_Step If you've gotten this far and still haven't found the reason why your computer does not boot, then

The MBR is always located at the first sector so the BIOS can find it. navigate to this website Otherwise type in the password and then press enter. You can also run the command with switches to fix just the master boot record (/fixmbr), the boot sector (/fixboot), or rebuild the entire BCD (/rebuildbcd). Lets boot into PartedMagic again and open LXTerminal and type Testdisk Choose No Log (since we have no disk to write to) Select our drive Here it will tell you if Parted Magic

The Windows XP CD is bootable and will provide you with access to a tool called Recovery Console. What's going on legally between CBS/Paramount and Axanar and how does it relate to Star Trek: Discovery (if at all)? Cant access BIOS, splash screen skipped. More about the author came up giving me other commands such as /fixMbr, /FixBoot, /ScanOS, /RebuildBcd.

Thanks, Line shanefell says: 6 years ago Thank you! Most important, GRUB will not write anything on the slave drive, but it will still let me choose which OS to fire up on boot. (GRUB can trick XP into thinking so what could it be?

Any idea's, Aseem?

Any Help would be appreciated. You may see a warning like this… If you type y then it will quickly write a new MBR to the drive. If you suspect that Windows XP won't boot because Boot.ini has been corrupted, you can use the special Recovery Console version of the Bootcfg tool to fix it. Here we encounter our first common error.

DMA-1 Error Fatal Error. . . Steve says: 3 years ago I have tried these commands but I get the response, "the device is not ready". Dec 28, 2005 #3 beerabuser30 TS Enthusiast Posts: 200 I agree with iss you just need to reinstall and format. http://emec16.com/windows-xp/old-xp-partition.php i had a virus on my computer and now whenever i click on a file (ex.

First you have to mark the Windows 7 partition as active, then you will need to run as many as 3 separate startup repairs with system restarts between the repairs to It's actually GRUB2 and I had to learn a few things to get it pretty looking and to set XP as the default choice, but finally got that done. This also works for damaged or corrupted partition tables. It will no longer look for the Linux partition (which will still be there) and will boot straight to XP. (You can install a driver called ext2IFS so that XP can

When you turn on the computer, its CPU begins to carry out the programming instructions contained in the basic input/output system (BIOS).