If i set the OS partition to 'active' then I get missing NTLDR message. a new battery... When it finds the previous installation, you'll see a second Windows XP Setup screen, as shown in Figure C. Now, Windows XP will hang up when it encounters the error and with any luck, it will display a stop message you can use to diagnose the problem. #9: Restore from
Using Method #3 http://www.goodells.net/multiboot/partsigs.htm#method3 Use a Win98 floppy (or a Win98SE floppy). Run FIXBOOT first, then FIXMBR.If those fail, the next logical point to look at is your boot.ini (which, I *think*, should cause a visible error; shouldn't just be a black screen, Dv6-7000 Debian JessieHP ProBook 640 Sabayon LInuxHP Touchpad provided by HP*Please, help other users with the same issue by marking your solved topics as "Accept as Solution"* Reply 0 0 « Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: XP Won't boot after trying to copy hard drive, Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display
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I used Norton Ghost14 to "Copy my Hardrive" from a 200Gig SATA HD to a 500Gig SATA HD. What am I missing? When you see the message Please select the operating system to start or hear the single beep, press [F8] to display the Windows Advanced Options menu. I tried booting into the XP install CD and running FIXMBR but that doesn't seem to have made a difference.
You may find that some minor problems can be cured immediately by just doing a normal Windows Restart from within Safe Mode. Cloned Hard Drive Won't Boot Windows 10 Use this command to find out what these are:dd --listDD for Windows:http://www.chrysocome.net/dd Dv6-7000 Debian JessieHP ProBook 640 Sabayon LInuxHP Touchpad provided by HP*Please, help other users with the same issue by Thanks for the advice, all... It also bypasses any programs that normally run at system startup.
There must be a way to rescue it? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Once the system begins booting from the CD, simply follow the prompts that will allow the loading of the basic files needed to run Setup. I also looked for the boot.ini file which is not in the C: root drive...I only found a back up copy of it in the windows/pss folder...
Do not let new-XP see the old-XP partition the first time it boots.If new-XP sees old-XP, it won't reuse the original drive letter when it assigns a drive letter to itself. When the "Press any key to boot from CD" message appears on the screen, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD. Clonezilla Copy Mbr The fixboot command will write a new partition boot record to the XP partition. Fix Mbr Windows 7 In this case, I should probably create a partition prior to cloning, but remove the drive letter, true? You can do that.
Reply 0 Reply 0 0 pepe999 Regents Professor Posts: 4,309 Member Since: 03-09-2010 Message 2 of 8 (772 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: windows xp won't boot after cloning hard drive Tired different clone software. You can also, if you wish, manually create additional Restore Points at any time. I even tried reinstalling XP as a repair installation...still nothing... Fixboot
Helion Newbie1 Reg: 06-May-2009 Posts: 3 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Windows XP Home won't boot after copi\ying to new HD Posted: 06-May-2009 | 1:25PM • 12 Replies • Permalink Hi. On the Welcome to System Restore screen, select Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next. Although a Repair Install should not affect your own files, it's better to be safe than sorry. On the [Select a Restore Point] screen, click the most recent system checkpoint in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next.
Report back. In this case, I should probably create a partition prior to cloning, but remove the drive letter, true? I tried to clone onto an unallocated target, but the while the clone i ran the system recovery and tried first fix mbr command...
If the master boot record is corrupt, the partition boot sector can't do its job and Windows won't boot. If the system is set to boot from CDs, you may see a startup message saying Press any key to boot from CD.... The user-guides for Ghosts 9 and 10 had confusing instructions and subsequent user-guides have no instructions at all. The XP logo never appears.
In some cases, the network connection may look as if it is partly working, for example it gets assigned an IP address from the DHCP service, but application software such as Not before.These methods take less than a minute. this is on both drives.. Amateur Radio K0LOTop Login to post comments Tue, 2012-10-23 21:55 #2 Stephen S Offline Beginner Joined: 2012-10-22 Posts: 3 Hello, thanks for responding.
Please see the note at the bottom of this page (Configuring Your Computer to Boot from CD). Did you run checkdisk? To boot from the Windows XP CD, insert it into the CD-ROM drive on the problem system and press [Ctrl][Alt][Delete] to reboot the computer. By breaking either of the above rules, the Ghost clone will fail to boot, but the failed clone can always be made to boot by zeroing the DiskID.
First, boot the system with the Windows XP CD and access the Recovery Console as described in #4. System Restore runs in the background as a service and continually monitors system-critical components for changes. Also tried a different (new) HDD with the same result. Backing Up Your Own Files If you computer has system problem, you first priority should be to make sure you have up-to-date backup copies of all your own files.
any ideas??Hi,Can you see the new hdd in the BIOS? xyeovillian, May 17, 2008 #1 Sponsor Parsons123 Joined: Nov 24, 2007 Messages: 341 Try running a repair installation: Boot from your Windows XP CD.