Error when dual booting

  D@z© 19:36 18 Jan 2006
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I have my hard drive split in 2 :- xp on 'c' and 2000 on 'd'. I can boot in to 2000 on 'd' no problem but when i try booting in to xp on 'c' it wont let me.

I have tried the following but it wont work

1.
Boot your computer with the Windows XP CD. When prompted to Setup or Repair, choose Repair. In the Recovery Console, enter the following commands:

2.
FIXBOOT, answer Yes

3.
CD \

4.
ATTRIB -H NTLDR

5.
ATTRIB -S NTLDR

6.
ATTRIB -R NTLDR

7.
ATTRIB -H NTDETECT.COM

8.
ATTRIB -S NTDETECT.COM

9.
ATTRIB -R NTDETECT.COM

10.
COPY X:\I386\NTLDR C:\

11.
COPY X:\I386\NTDETECT.COM C:\


In the last two commands, X is the letter of your CD drive.

I get down to 10 and 11 but it says access denied and nothing happens.
Can anyone advise me on what to do now please.

  D@z© 20:51 18 Jan 2006

^

  VoG II 20:54 18 Jan 2006

COPY X:\I386\NTLDR C:\

Do you actually have an X drive? You will need to substitute the letter for the drive that you are trying to copy from.

  D@z© 20:57 18 Jan 2006

Thanks VoG I know that as it says in the instructions I substituted the X for E which is my cd drive.

  Thalmus 21:45 18 Jan 2006

Your problem is probably due to XP being on c: and 2000 on d:. When setting aup a dual-boot system you should install them in chronological order i.e. 2000 on c: and xp on d:

  D@z© 07:18 19 Jan 2006

But it all worked ok until recently when I put a fresh install of 2000 on 'D' now it won't boot into XP. So I don't think that is the reason as it has worked like that in the past.

  VoG II 07:24 19 Jan 2006

Try this click here

  D@z© 17:11 19 Jan 2006

Where do I find the 'root directory of your boot drive' please?

  VoG II 17:12 19 Jan 2006

If the boot drive is C: then C: is the root directory.

  D@z© 17:13 19 Jan 2006

It also says 'In Windows XP, open Windows Explorer and locate NTLDR and NTDETECT.COM in the root directory of your boot drive. These are usually Hidden files, so you'll have to adjust your Explorer options to show them. But I can't boot into XP to copy these!

  VoG II 17:24 19 Jan 2006

Can't you see the XP partition from Windows 2000?

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