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Boot.ini help please

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December 3, 2010 6:31:46 AM

Good day and happy holidays to all!

I have a duel partition PC. Both hard drives are running XP. However I made the mistake and took configuring for granted when I installed XP on the new hard disk.

I am able to use my older hard disk as a primary. When I try to configure my secondary hard disk I receive error messages which indicate, I did not configure the boot.ini correctly to represent both primary and secondary partitions.

I would like to use my new hard disk as the primary and my older one as a secondary.
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Below are my current boot.ini for D: (new partition)

[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 XP Professional" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(0)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP D:" /fastdetect
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Current boot.ini for C: (one I am using now)

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(0)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(0)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
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Can someone please help me reconfigure my boot.ini for D:, so it can stop having errors while being my primary partition?



-Thank you-

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December 3, 2010 7:38:52 AM

sure your boot priority first boot for New HDD
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December 3, 2010 8:57:47 PM

I was hoping someone can point out where I made my error in boot.ini file (new partition).
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December 3, 2010 11:59:32 PM

you go window old
in menubar windows explorer :Tool-Folder Option-view- in scrool move down , show hidden file, remove sign in hidesystem protect remommend -ok

open C: you can see many file system (AUTOEXEC,COMMAND COM, BOOT etc), copy file system to New HDD
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December 4, 2010 4:58:29 AM

Thanks again hendiah. However this is how I opened up boot.ini. I have prior IT experience in repair and upgrading. However this:

[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 XP Professional" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(0)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP D:" /fastdetect


I need help with reconfiguring so both partitions can be used as primary and secondary- without errors!
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December 4, 2010 5:14:03 AM

thanks and happy holidays once again
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