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    I opened the repair prompt from the windows disk and was looking at the BOOTCFG stuff and there is a line to remove, but I forgot how I did this last time!
    I know it is a command interface line and then you edit, rather than the longer notepad fix by making the file seen.
    please help this poor soul!:toast:
     
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    Usually chkdsk can fix these things. They're often related to a damaged filesystem.
     
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    ok, I am looking to EDIT the bootcfg as there is a line, I can access the bad line , I just forgot the command .. anyone?
    I CAN boot up , sideways by hitting F8, then choosing the operating system, had two satas with two operatingsystems, now hav one and the old screwy intall still has the line.. thanks guys
     
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    boot.ini, located in your root. Can be edited using notepad or whatever you like.
     
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    ok, now officially brain dead! I set the explorer setting to view all files, cannot seem to find boot.ini in the root.. augh!
     
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    Then it's logical that it can't find ntldr :)

    Just make a boot.ini and fill it with:

    This makes Windows boot from the first partition. Don't worry about it being from Windows 2003, I'm to lazy to write XP. I'm not sure if it's really required, though boot.ini should have the attributes system, read only and hidden.
     
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    you will never believe what happened.. WHERE IS MY HAMMER?
    So while playing with Everest it told me my x1950 was not plufgged oin , WHAT? So I opined the case and behold the main 24 pin ps to mobo cable was BARELY in now no ndsldr error! wow
    thanks again DTBM you are the man!
     

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