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hey all, long time.

just had the main hdd in my machine die. which creates a problem for me. i had windows xp on it as a main and had vista on the 2nd hdd as a dual boot thingy, but all the info on the boot was recorded on the one that died. is there a way i can restore the boot loader so i can just run the one vitsa hdd?
 

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You need to do a rescue and restore the boot config

type:

msconfig in the run box
click "boot" tab

Its in there I forget the exact option.
 

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I think he needs to restore a bootmgr since the xp disk was obviusly his main disk
 

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I think he needs to restore a bootmgr since the xp disk was obviusly his main disk
spot on the mark, had it outta the machine, seem to be having a slight prob getting the mb to recognise the hdd atm now
 

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close but no cigar, well i fixed the not ready hdd prob, i must have pinched a jumper off it.

mine isnt actually saying "bootmgr is missing" mine is saying "ntldr is missing"
 

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