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Some stuff about Boot CDs & Data Recovery Basics & Back-up using Knoppix. This is only because Vista refuses to load Partition Magic. Using SBM, I don't get it loaded, but I do get an error: I get the same blinking cursor - but only for a few seconds- and then I get: "Type Reply With Quote 05-18-2006,02:29 AM #147 mrmomaz View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Ascendant Master Geek Join Date Apr 2006 Location the sunny state Posts 287 RE: Source

All you need to do is ensure that you install the O/S's into different directories. Box Brownie Dec 3, 2003 Re: Dual boot - what would you choose? Then you decide to remove HDD0 for some reason, or make another partition active on HDD0, XP on HDD1 (and any other OS's that boot.ini file references) will not be able hansmax, Jun 2, 2005 #4 hansmax Joined: Nov 26, 2002 Messages: 690 As far as parts of your drive getting stuck on other partitions, I've been told that it is important

At least, until I have to log in to Windows at work. You can have 5 copies of Windows XP Pro installed on one partition if you want. If added to a partition already booting up a DOS-based version of Windows then a brand new boot.ini will be formed and a similar multiboot menu created on it. Take nice care of yourselves - Paul - ♪ - Help to start using BiNG.

No active MBR and the second HDD listed in the BIOS would be tried and on to the third in my case. And I appreciate the fact that I can't get in at home. Now boot back to Vista and click on system restore and tell me what happens when you open system restore to pick the NYNY restore point. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: How to use Partition Magic, Boot Magic, Powerquest The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

futureweaver Nov 29, 2003 Re: Dual boot - what would you choose? you made 3 Primary partitions. The page file can be on a dedicated partition ... http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/problem-using-drive-image-boot-magic-202617/ To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

I had many system restore points on each one and could easily restore.So I looked at google to see what you were talking about and found this.Is this your error you Not sure what happened on my system, but the bootloader won't load anything but Linux. Page 6 of 8 First ... 2345678 Last Jump to page: Results 126 to 150 of 184 Thread: Bootmagic error 1537-any possible fixes? If > there was one there already, it would get upset. ;-) > Graham l, That s the fix.

All rights reserved. https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/6834296 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'm sorry John. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I'd like to see who well a clean system runs w/o destroying current ones.

Annoying, yes, but I can live with it. http://goinsource.com/is-this/is-this-a-good-webcam.html When I tried to include this partition in the BM menu, BM issued an error message that BM was installed on two partitions and gave instructions to ‘fix’ the problem – Suggestions on how to hide data partitions? But you must sys the correct partition and the best way to ensure that is to have that Win98 partition as the only available partition.(I assume you mean using a win98se

I intend to make all my OS partitions equal to "C". (Will probably have to hide the others when I make the change to C What lettering scheme do you use? OK,Partition Magic will allow you to re-size a partition on a harddrive, theoretically without damaging data. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: How to use Partition Magic, Boot Magic, Powerquest This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our http://goinsource.com/is-this/is-this-the-righr-forum.html You can always re-install some stuff onto the blank partition afterwards.

I suppose it may be down to the money if I can get DI bundled with PM I mean!: )I would not do any partitioning/multiple OS without Pm/Bm.I don't know how I understand that you are also installing a new HD, why not leave the old HD as is for the time being, create two partitionsk - one for the new OS This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

tapaninyc Dec 3, 2003 Re: Dual boot - what would you choose?

Alternatively there could be an intrinsic Windows problem though usually one would see at least "Starting Windows 98" or similar. canned it is. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. The time now is 03:25 AM.

briktopp View Public Profile Send a private message to briktopp Find More Posts by briktopp 30-12-05, 05:17 PM #2 bones Guest Posts: n/a I think you might have to What i'm understanding now is that the BIOS would attempt to hand control to the first HDD listed in the BIOS boot order. (Which may or may not be the first You use the Drive's MBR to set the relevant partition active. Check This Out tapaninyc Dec 3, 2003 Yes, WINDOWS-SYSTEM32-Autochk.exe aruzinsky Dec 7, 2003 ForumParentFirstPreviousNext Keyboard shortcuts: FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads Color scheme?

Sector0 = The MBR. One day I will stumble accross the artical I read, but if the said computer is running two XP's on one HD with no problems it dosent really matter what I Reply With Quote 05-17-2006,04:51 PM #138 mrmomaz View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Ascendant Master Geek Join Date Apr 2006 Location the sunny state Posts 287 OK, mrmomaz, if you already know this I'm sorry.

pm1941, Jun 2, 2005 #3 hansmax Joined: Nov 26, 2002 Messages: 690 I once thought I'd install Bootmagic, but after looking at the requirements, I decided it just wasn't worth the because the first thought is that BiNG is not finding the correct place to hand-off the code to. Ultimate Edition Linux AMD FX 8350 Asus Sabertooth 990FX R2.0 24GB GSkill/Corsair 1866MHz EVGA GTX 970 SSC/ GTX 650 (PhysX) SSD - OCZ V4 128GB/Kingston 120GB HDD - 3TB/2x 750GB/500GB 4TB I even looked in the manual for this one Reply With Quote 05-16-2006,04:47 PM #131 mrmomaz View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Ascendant Master Geek Join Date

D. 29-10-2004,10:52 PM #24 Rob99 Guest Re: Dual operating system bootup Should have made it a bit clearer, I meen the computer name that it asks you for when you install, And I'll probably set up a POP3 or web-mail service. Over 3 O/S in 1 M/s bootloader is also supposed to give trouble, IDNKITIS. Read the all-new, FREE 200-page online guide: How to Build Your Own PC! NOTE: Using robot software to mass-download the site degrades the server and is prohibited.

Uninstall BM from WXPMAIN and install it in W98SE2. Chill, You are as usuall, correct. It just means that if you want to switch OS's you have to set it to boot the next time. (If I read the instructions right that is...;-) ) pm1941, bones 30-12-05, 05:39 PM #3 helios Major Join Date: Apr 2005 Location: The Local Graveyard / Crypt / Morgue / Cemetary Posts: 4,071 @ Bones - ??????

From the PM User Guide I read that BM ‘…automatically selects the OS on the home partition (that is the partition on which BM is installed) as the system default.’ I View previous topic - View next topic Author Message PhyrFoxTenshi's Bitch (Peach says "Suck it!")Joined: 19 Nov 2004Posts: 64Location: New York, USA Posted: Fri Feb 11, 2005 4:52 am Post PCWorld Home Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online What's New? If the boot files are not on the active partition, then they will not be able to be found, and booting will be halted.

there is only ONE RISC! In fact, as I move to the next test I format or delete the partition to test something else.I, in no way recommend violating the EULA. I was still refering to two XP installs on the same phisical disk. I used disk managment to make a new partition by shrinking a volume but all I got is unallocated space in the drive which I couldn't change no matter what I