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Old 02-15-2007, 10:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Had all sorts of problems having 32 bit XPpro/SP2 on master drive and 64 bit version on scondary drive. Both installed OK but when re-booting both drives in the boot procedure annound that the were the default drive and neither would open normally with an error notification "ntdlr corrupted" Could open the 32 bit in Safe mode but could not modify boot.ini

My system works OK with 32 bit on both drives.

Note: they are physically separate drives.

Anyone know how to sort this out, please?
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Old 02-15-2007, 10:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try installing the 64Bit OS first, then the 32Bit.
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Old 02-15-2007, 11:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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use partition magic to keep them seperate
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Old 02-16-2007, 01:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Pointless using Partition Magic on two physically different drives.

64 bit first? This is not what a Microsoft technician advised.
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