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#1 legoman786

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Posted 19 February 2006 - 07:31 PM

My recent HD crash has had me puzzled for 2 days, but in recent searches, I found that I could solve my booting prob with making another OS in the boot.ini file. Then, I realized that its only a couple of bad sectors (HD replacement is immenent). Now, how do I get rid of the second one? I tried seeing if there was away through msconfig, but I couldn't see anything worthwhile to me. Can somebody help? Thanx

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Posted 20 February 2006 - 12:11 AM

How to edit the Boot.ini file in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...kb;en-us;289022

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Posted 20 February 2006 - 08:41 AM

Thank you very much! Can I repay you with a whole bunch of smilies? :cool: :P :flowers: :trumpet: :inlove: :) :thumbsup:

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Posted 20 February 2006 - 08:50 AM

With that article you could multi-boot a second OS by entering the startup path? Say linux? Or will this only reconize Windows products?
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Posted 20 February 2006 - 09:23 AM

Thank you very much! Can I repay you with a whole bunch of smilies? :) :) :trumpet: :inlove: :P :thumbsup: :flowers:


That is a little more then I charge, but tips are accepted... :cool:

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With that article you could multi-boot a second OS by entering the startup path? Say linux? Or will this only reconize Windows products?


This I can't be sure of for I have never messed with Linux and know nothing of its platform.
I have enough trouble keeping up with the Windows builds, I experiment a little with MAC only because my daughter holds a Mass Comm degree and is heavy into MAC for her profession. MAC is very impressive but can't help with Linux.

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Posted 20 February 2006 - 09:32 AM

Thanks. I'll try it and post back. It could be an alternative to LILO or GRUB.
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