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Old 01-22-2007, 08:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default boot info on c and windows on d

well heres the story... my c drive have the ntldr boot.ini etc to boot my windows which is in d drive and the problem is i dont like having to access my c drive to overcome this problem and i know its not normal and its strange but anything to make it have boot information and windows both on d WITHOUT reinstalling windows

I also tried copying the ntldr boot.ini config.sys and all those system files but it didn't work. so plz tell me a way to fix this problem.
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Insert your XP CD. Go to the recovery console. Type in
fixboot
fixmbr

See if that helps.
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Insert your XP CD. Go to the recovery console. Type in
fixboot
fixmbr

See if that helps.
disconnect the c drive when you do this. I would put windows on my c drive if I were you
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disconnect the c drive when you do this. I would put windows on my c drive if I were you
And why is that?
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because that's where window will always put the default bootloader

a lot of programs will install to the C:\Program Files folder even if this partitcular windows is on another partition
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I personally like putting Windows on a partition other than C. Main reason is so if i happen to get a virus but it's only stupid enough to look in C, it'll just kinda fizzle.
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