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I just installed XP and I already had Windows 7 installed. my screen to choose an OS when i turn computer on is missing... Iv'e done this before and I forgot how to get it to show. i have vistabootloader and easybcd but i cant remember what i did on one of those programs.. someone care to help? thanks
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Reinstall both Os'es

Xp first
Win 7 second..

If you want your windows 7 to boot use the installtion CD and enter repair mode.
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ok so i got the boot menu to show but now when i try and boot xp i get /NTLDR is missing error
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Originally Posted by northbayvallejo View Post
ok so i got the boot menu to show but now when i try and boot xp i get /NTLDR is missing error
You did all the reinstalls?

Go into the windows xp recovery console (With the cd) and use the command fixboot

follow instructions
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Try easybcd and delete the xp one if it has problem then reboot, then run easybcd again and re-add xp as an OS.
    
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just curious but why are you doing an install of xp and not using XP mode in windows 7??
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