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Booting from partition 1 occasionally gets to the XP boot screen before blue screening with some error, or otherwise just hangs at the screen showing the Grub4Dos commands. Then, exit reboots the machine. There are many ways to do this but the easiest ways are fdisk /mbr from a Win98 boot floppy or by using Clear Sig from a BING CD. Attached Files: diskpart.jpg File size: 141.2 KB Views: 1,537 don_1953, Jan 11, 2010 #12 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 That is strange. check my blog

Brian_K Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 19-Apr-2009 Posts: 5,849 Solutions: 123 Kudos: 665 Kudos0 Re: Windows XP Home won't boot after copi\ying to new HD Posted: 19-May-2009 | 12:42AM • Permalink -jt- The computer fails to load Windows when I try to boot off of the new drive. Why is there a disclaimer about not accepting money from tobacco companies at the end of movies? Then I disconnected the old drive and tried to boot windows on the new HD.

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Search the Community Entire ForumThis CategoryThis BoardUsers turn on suggested results Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting Elvandil, Jan 11, 2010 #13 don_1953 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 8, 2006 Messages: 75 I want to thank Elvandil for all the time and effort he put in to helping me Cloning the hard could cause that the MBR might be damaged.

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  • The next most common reason is a corrupted partition boot record on the second (XP) partition.
  • If I put the original drive back in the comptuer it boots fine.
  • What software?
  • I cloned into unallocated space this morning.
  • max RAM 2GB...
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  • I did this whole process from within the Windows environment, so the clone hard drive's partition letter is 'H', whereas on the old hard drive it is 'C'.

I realised it probably didn't have an MBR installed, so I sorted that out. How to make it easier to cancel bookings for a class? Clonezilla itself has many different options that let you choose, amongst other things, if you want to create the partitions manually, if you want the new partitions to match exactly the On my other PC (which I'm typing this on) I'm currently running from P2, even though P1 is Active.Nonetheless, I've made P2 on the WD6400 Active now.I've fixed the 0B as

Hot Network Questions Merging helmet and skin How to make all nodes same size in TikZ? Fixmbr And it took only one try to get the job done. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/892214 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? http://superuser.com/questions/792484/cloned-windows-xp-does-not-boot There are too many failures from user error. -jt- Newbie1 Reg: 16-May-2009 Posts: 5 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Windows XP Home won't boot after copi\ying to new HD Posted:

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. On the first try, it got stuck at 0% on "Expanding Files". If Acronis TrueImage has an NTFS and/or Registry post-processing it does after restoring your image, perhaps this post-processing is a potential point of failure? The user-guides for Ghosts 9 and 10 had confusing instructions and subsequent user-guides have no instructions at all.


no luck. ... I don't know why you clone so often at work. Windows Xp Recovery Console Here is another to try. Clonezilla this is on both drives..

This recently happened when booting P2, and as a result the entire SYSTEM32 folder is now .CHK files in the FOUND folder (SYSTEM32 folder is gone). http://cgmguide.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-boot-up-crash.php It really does take a long time on big drives. Remember that the MS MBR can only boot from an active partition.Then remember how drive letters are assigned:http://www.dewassoc....riveletters.htmXP behaves same as 2K - we die-hard 2K users love to say how What is their exact wording?

It only gets as far as the Welcome screen, then just sits there for ever. but the origional drive will boot and the new one won't... I've also copied across the Extended partition, which contains a couple of Logical partitons for my data. http://cgmguide.com/windows-xp/hdd-not-detected-windows-xp-boot-up.php Using Clear Sig.

Please help. Restoring the same TI to the WD6400 results in the same old "SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM" is corrupt or missing.I've now tested the drive further on my other PC (to take the PC out You type: diskpart.exe and you get a new prompt.

I can see what you mean though from the diskpart from a command prompt in windows does bring up the Diskpart prompt, I checked that out on my main computer.

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Top Login to post comments Wed, 2012-10-24 23:30 #4 Stephen S Offline Beginner Joined: 2012-10-22 Posts: 3 Mark; fixboot worked. http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/iso.html Get the Win98SE_bootdisk.iso. I prefer this approach, but it's a matter of choice. Elvandil, Jan 8, 2010 #4 don_1953 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 8, 2006 Messages: 75 just one partition on the drive, did the "map" selection just to see, shows the following: C:

The OS partition on both the old and new drives are system,boot. Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, You are correct that a lot of people have a problem when using Ghost. More about the author Well, I tried many times and the only one solution that worked for me was to clone EXACTLY from the source, ending with half of the new disk as unused space;

Menk Ars Centurion Registered: Mar 15, 2000Posts: 260 Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 2:18 pm I actually just did a direct disk-to-disk copy and it works now, but I'm actually going so the cloeing copied it all... Windows A won't boot from 'bar' on computer Y, but it boots just fine from 'foo' on computer X."That's just an example of something I would find easy to follow.If you The fixboot command will write a new partition boot record to the XP partition.

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If I do a Full Format, it gets to 100% before displaying the same error.I also tried installing Win7. That's much better than up to several hours for a repeat clone and there is no need to open the computer to switch hard drives.