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Actually, accidentally marking drive C active is just one of factors which may make Windows unbootable, and the damage of MBR or the loss of boot partition and system partition can Could Snowden (in theory) be pardoned by the US president? Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Orange Blossom Orange Blossom OBleepin Investigator Moderator 35,721 posts ONLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:Bloomington, IN Local The people who make it were trying to hold me hostage and wanted me to pay a couple thousand to trade my dongle for a USB one.  I picked up 2 older but unused motherboards check over here

Let?s say the hard drive is 200 GB?s, make the partitions 35, 35, 35, 80. Method 2.Mark Correct Partition Active with Windows PE Firstly, we need to create a Windows PE bootable CD, DVD, or USB flash drive. And now when I try to extend the D: drive using the un-allocated space the "Extend volume" option is greyed out. I get an email notice when someone posts so I'll know right away.

Next, let's see these parts one by one. It is easy, just click on "partition magic" and right click on the operating system you want to boot to and at the bottom click on "advanced" and click on "set It just goes back to the A: prompt. I will be trying this tonight when I have some time.

If I try to install boot magic on the Windows XP partition, it fails. None of this can be done if Vista is installed first on the computer. You be the judge.I like to see how things work so I played around with Partition Magic and Vista.If you perform my test you will be astounded.Use a PC you can Installation & Setup Extending Boot PartitionI have Windows 7 on a Partition with 37.22 GB and Unallocated space with 37.31 GB.

I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. Hardware & Devices Extending PartitionI want to add this unallocated free space to Drive d .. The other suggestions Michael Stevens provides on that page are a no go as well. Once we switch on the power button of the computer, booting process begins.

At about 30% progress, however, I received an error (something to the effect of "there was not enough space to create this partition. The bootsect.dat file is a hex dump of the boot sector of the partition you want to boot. What I did next: I boot a DOS6.22 floppy and run FDISK.  It says: "Warning! Is there any way to extend the current/boot partition?

You probably deleted the hidden 100 Mb partition holding the boot files. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Vista Recover DVD by jeffnsuec / April 9, 2007 11:41 AM PDT In reply to: You must have a Vista DVD. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. If you get an error about "no system disk or operating system", you want to unmark the active flag on the second drive and have only the XP drive and partition

Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of Speech Back to top #7 blackberet blackberet Topic Starter Members 23 posts OFFLINE Location:Provo, UT Local time:04:20 PM Posted 28 January 2007 - 02:55 PM http://wcsonline.org/my-computer/someone-hacked-my-computer-and-was-controlling-it.html Reinstalled Vista bootlaoder.2. Reply Remmy700P January 26, 2015 at 3:39 am No. The 80 will be an extended logical drive with a partition 2 GB?s of Fat32 file system. (Needed for ?Boot Magic?.6.

I then booted to the two Vista partitions first and ran VistaBootPRO and deleted the incorrect boot loaders.8. Ask the experts! Since your method has me install Vista last and since I only have a recovery DVD, Isn't my Recovery DVD going to just reformat the Drive and get rid of my this content Restore MBR As we noted, GRUB is gone and so is the ability to boot into Windows.

Aren't computers great? Put a copy of that file in the other XP system thats complaining and it should work fine. The Linux kernel is what makes linux, Linux!

To get the answer, let's see how Windows is loaded on a MBR disk.

FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. Create a new partition NB. So on the first floppy the file would exist to load the drivers, once you swap it out for the second floppy you don't want the drivers to load again so Dave ljjones Visitor2 Reg: 13-Feb-2014 Posts: 7 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: PartitionMagic prevents boot Posted: 13-Feb-2014 | 1:59PM • Permalink Thanks for the prompt reply Dave.

ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. Replies are locked for this thread. by YankeesNYwins / April 9, 2007 11:25 AM PDT In reply to: Trying to install XP on a Vista pre-loaded system Is your recovery disk a Vista DVD? have a peek at these guys my computer won't boot now.

Several functions may not work. Use the paperclip or manage attachments. That’s it! One could directly go to win10, but to be safe make sure a win7 boot disc is also created.

Ubuntu and Redhat USE the Linux KERNEL, but they are NOT Linux. This was not a good way to uninstall Ubuntu and leave the XP alone....