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More or less, this is how I see it. I can do a CHKDSK, but I can't do CHKDSK c:/r or /f. But everytime I try any of the commands, I either get "is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file." Or I get a list of If no, I suggest to download it: http://www.ubuntu.co...ubuntu/downloadAfter you burn it to CD, boot from it and run terminal and Partition Tool.The following command applies if you have Leopard partition on http://revolutionpc.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-problems-vista-and-xp.html

Sign in Don't like this video? Back to top #11 yeye Posted 29 April 2008 - 08:38 PM yeye InsanelyMac Sage Members 292 posts What is exactly the usefulness of your Appendix? I know there are different tools and methods out there but there are people who do't know much about computers which makes this article not very helpful for them. I mean, if it comes with a Vista DVD (which I wil find out), then I should not need it. More hints

skyso says: 8 years ago Hi Aseem. Raja says: 6 years ago I am unable to boot from my Vista CD. thanx again for the info! Thanks, Mark Balguren says: 6 years ago Hello, OK I will try to explain this.

  • I believe this is where my Recovery CD is being read.
  • I managed to fix the error by just referring to this one, particularly using fixmbr!
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  • I tried one of the recommended rituals from Microsoft's Knowledge Base to access the preinstalled recovery options, but I don't seem to have those (no "Repair Computer" option listed in Safe
  • Back to top #8 Lenka-Penka Posted 29 April 2008 - 08:08 PM Lenka-Penka InsanelyMac Protégé Members 44 posts Gender:Male Location:Russia Added later:Ok, after you backup your boot record of Leopard partition
  • All of your data, applications, settings, etc are still intact on the drive and once the MBR is fixed, the computer will load normally.

Hope so… Thanks, Dave Allan says: 6 years ago There is no OS choice to repair in my system recovery options. When I try to rebuilbcd, an installation is found, but when answering to add it to the boot list, i get a message saying that the filesystem is not recognized. ¿Can However, this issue is now known Back to top #20 DarwinX Posted 03 May 2008 - 02:21 PM DarwinX InsanelyMac Legend Members 643 posts Gender:Male Location:Florida Works perfectly! dead vista says: 8 years ago i just bought a new hdd to install windows 7 on it.

But instead I got this "grub" message on a black screen and can't get it to do anything from there. It worked! thanks for the article. page After starting a partitioning program (maybe gParted, it didn't say) I told it to make /, swap, and /home partitions on the new drive, then install Linux.

The recovery disk's only options are restore point and restore your computer to its original factor form, no command prompt. I tried the recovery console thingy but it comes up with "no hard drive found" so that hoops me big time. GuruBrew 1,021,237 views 20:51 Windows Xp Booting on a Dell Dimension XPS T500 - Duration: 2:36. Sorry, I don't know the fix, keep googling.

Once you have the ability to make an image of your drive, you can restore it no matter what happens. Majalah says: 7 years ago Yes. I also had someone who gave it a try and returned my harddrive to as new condition, that didn't work either. Furthermore, I don't want to brick my lappy!

You saved my life. http://revolutionpc.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-problem.html guzi2 says: 6 years ago My windows vista won't boot. Yet it shows no operating system to fix. I have the following problem: I screwed up my MBR and after that I tried to fix it with vista cd and Start Up repair.

When I'm at the prepare screen of the install, it says I am missing a hard drive or a DVD etc., and to browse etc. I get the Dell loading bar and then nothing, just a black screen with a little white line in the top left corner. so I reinstalled vista.. Source I have since deleted all partitions, created new partitions (C & D)) and loaded XP back on after formatting C drive.

any ideas? Posicoln says: 5 years ago Well, I have tried changing my computer back from Vista to Xp, wanting to put a dual boot in, I follwed steps elsewhere, but then needed I deleted a Linux partition and GRUB prevented me from booting Windows.

Worked as a charm!

Dimitar says: 4 years ago I had windows XP, removed ubuntu partition which gave me this error. Learn More. EDIT: One problem; Leo can't anymore mount my xp partition. (i never open it from Leopard, but it can be a problem for others users) Back to top #15 yeye Posted and now when i am trying to reinstall xp on that box it doesn't promt me for repair, clean, installing options, it just showing blank black screen on my monitor…… Please

Once the HD is wiped, then I would need to install XP, but I have learned that since XP does not have SATA drivers, would need to either slipstream them into Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... I have that problem since last week and I don't know what to do. have a peek here Anyone?

PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social: Advertisement Recent Posts External Hard Drives managed replied Feb 7, 2017 at 10:35 PM Computer Has Been Blocked wannabeageek replied Feb 7, 2017 at 10:33 PM Sign of the times ekim68 The solution was to fire up diskpart from the same command prompt and mark the volume that had my OS as active: diskpart list volume (to identify the disk and partition The Great says: 6 years ago Originally, I have a Windows XP running in a partition in one hard disk.

So, I know where and what it is, the issue is to remove it and the original boot record from the hard drive, flash the bios/cmos and attempt a low level gil sadohgh says: 6 years ago Thanks for the tip. :) You saved my life. Its a 6 month old DELL, DELL says they wont fix it because its software not hardware. Learn more You're viewing YouTube in English (United Kingdom).

but i deleted the ubuntu partition, but when i restart computer it is only showing error:no such partition. I am not very technical so I would appreciate any assistance to enable me to get my XP starting again please.

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