mikeymike wrote:Have you tried putting the XP boot files (ntdetect etc) on the Win7 drive instead?
I assume you're using the Win7 boot manager (I'm not sure what EasyBCD is btw).
roont wrote:ntdlr missing usually requires a repair of windows. But i've never encountered it in a dual boot situation.
You did install XP before Win7 didn't you?
sgie87 wrote:Try using a program called "Dual boot pro" http://www.vistabootpro.org
It will scan all your drives and make a new set of boot files,and clean up the old ones.
Has always worked for me.
dwhess wrote:The file boot.ini on the root of the Windows boot drive specifies the drive and partition of the windows installation. If the BIOS drive order was switched or the partition entry in the partition table was changed, this file needs to be updated.
mikeymike wrote:It would have been interesting to compare the two BCD configs, before and after, to see what the problem was.
lordofall wrote:Well, one of the things I think you are getting confused on is there is only 1 ntldr and boot.ini file, not one for each os. It goes on the active partition. the reason your config fixes didn't fix the ini file on the xp partition was that is not the ini file being used.
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