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can someone help me out please with this issue


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#1 kwallace007

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 12:18 PM

ok. on my computer at school i have windows xp pro installed. i wanted to dual boot with vista. so i used partiton wizard or partition magic (forgot which one) to resize the partition and create a new one. i didnt even install vista or any thing yet. after it resized the partition the computer restarted and said error loading operating system. i dont know what to do or how to fix it to get back onto xp. help will be greatly appreciated! thnxx :thumbsup:

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 12 November 2009 - 01:07 PM

Error loading operating system...can you get into the BIOS?

If so, check that the drive is properly reflected...then check that the boot options are correct.

How did you resize the partition? If you took space away from the beginning...that's a problem. What did you resize to, what sizes are the partitions you created? NTFS or FAT?

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Edited by Orange Blossom, 12 November 2009 - 01:32 PM.


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Posted 12 November 2009 - 01:33 PM

Hello kwallace007,

I've edited your topic title to include the title of your duplicate post. I shall delete that other topic since Hamluis is assisting you here.

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