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erddotillos

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Gud day!

My problem is that im confused if it is ok when you are using an winxp os and you will boot from a win98 bootable disk because my computer encountered boot failure.

Hope to hear from you soon.

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Can you be a bit more specific as to what "boot failure" means to you? How far will it boot? There may be other ways to get in there than using boot media.

http://freepctech.co.../files010.shtml

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I beleive that XP and win98 use different versions of disk operating system so you wouldn't be able to do that . Go to www.allbootdisks.com or www.bootdisks.com to get an XP boot disk. You can use any computer to do it.
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Tyger,
click the link I posted, above. You can boot XP w/ a 98 disk, or download other alternatives other than the 6 floppies MS offers.

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HI guys.....!

Thanks for some suggestions you've shared tomee...

By d way, to be more specific with my problem, I encountered the ntdlr missing when it boot up. I already run the winxp cdrom setup but it cannot complete the setup until i decided to reformat the hard disk and again same prolem comes up. Is it possible that the processor is the troubled...
What should i do...ppls help me guys..!

hope to here from you soon.
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Johanna

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http://www.computerh...es/ch000465.htm

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erddotillos

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can you give me the process when copying one HD to another HD. Imean pc cloning...1


thnks
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if you have the XP CD handy just pop it into your CD-ROM and follow the following steps:

-When prompted to press any key to boot from the CD, press any key.
-Once in the Windows XP setup menu press the "R" key to repair Windows.
-Log into your Windows installation by pressing the "1" key and pressing enter.
-You will then be prompted for your administrator password, enter that password.
-Copy the below two files to the root directory of the primary hard disk. In the below example we are copying these files from the CD-ROM drive letter "E". This letter may be different on your computer.

copy e:\i386\ntldr c:\
copy e:\i386\ntdetect.com c:\


-Once both of these files have been successfully copied, remove the CD from the computer and reboot.


hope the above helps
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