Dual drives - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-15-2007, 09:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 361
Default Dual drives

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?

D.Arbib is offline  
Old 02-15-2007, 09:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 501

Try installing the 64Bit OS first, then the 32Bit.

__Camouflage__ is offline  
Old 02-15-2007, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
Chillin Techie
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 11,861

use partition magic to keep them seperate
The Ultimate Hard Drive Utility PowerMax 4.23. (It now has the ability to clean a Boot Sector virus on the quick erase option.)
The best browser Netscape 8
Have you accidently delete something? Look here (trial. the better one) and here(free)
EricB is offline  
Old 02-16-2007, 12:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 361

Pointless using Partition Magic on two physically different drives.

64 bit first? This is not what a Microsoft technician advised.
D.Arbib is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:59 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.