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Posted 19 January 2013 - 07:28 PM
Posted 22 January 2013 - 12:33 PM
I bought Windows 8 Pro upgrade on disc and tried upgrading from XP on a older computer that I have. XP was originally loaded on a old 250 gig HD and I decided that I wanted Windows 8 to be on a 1 gig HD that I had. So I cloned the 250 gig HD to the 1 gig using dd with a live CD of ubuntu. I then installed 8 onto the 1 gig HD and it worked OK. Windows 8 would load and I could do whatever I wanted but whenever I turned the computer off or reset then it would have errors and I tried fixing by reloading and trying the repair that is on the install DVD but it always failed. Anyways I am giving up on windows 8 and going back to xp, I disconnected the 1 gig drive from the computer internally and tried booting from the old 250 gig drive and I get this error every time: The operating system could not be loaded because a required file is missing or contains errors.
error code 0xc000000e
I can then choose to boot with a different operating system by pressing F9. Once I do this then XP loads and everything is just fine until I restart the computer again and I get the same error as above. I just want be able to load directly into XP again. I am not worried about trying to make 8 work for me.
Any help would be great.
Posted 25 January 2013 - 09:28 PM
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