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Invalid boot file loading from c:\windows

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September 9, 2009 9:45:24 PM

So I get that message right after the mobo splash screen, then Windows will load like normal.

The boot.ini is as follows:
[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

Going into msconfig I click the Check all boot paths and it tells me that the last line does not refer to a valid operating system and it asks me if I would like to remove it.

I am on Win XP Pro and my local disk is D: and C: is a storage drive. What should I do, thanks for your help.
September 9, 2009 11:12:13 PM

I found that my Boot.ini file was on my storage drive and not on my local drive. So just moving the file to my local drive D:/ should fix my problem correct?
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September 10, 2009 3:47:46 AM

you might neeed to do a repair of windows to get the valid boot path changed, if you do just use the install disk
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