serious partition magic problem

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Perris Calderon, Mar 15, 2005.

  1. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    tried to creat a partiton for the 64 bit os on this laptop.

    because it's brand new, I didn't create a boot dsk, but I do have an xp cd.

    long story short, won't boot...with the cd in the drive, I get the "press any key" to boot to cd, but then nothing

    anyone have suggestions or links for me?
     
  2. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    never mind got it going, I'll be back if I need help again, but if anyone has any links with pm messing up the boot and the solution if they found one

    thanx
     
  3. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    what version are you running?
    I know 8.0 had some issues with xp and asked for a boot disk to be made.
     
  4. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    ya, it was 8

    I want to try a repair installation
     
  5. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I guess I'll just put the recovery disc in and be done with it
     
  6. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I use Partition Expert from Acronis. There are to many probs with PM .. As for your cd not booting that could be because the cd is damaged. Was ita copied cd ??
     
  7. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    PM has been good for me - but you do need to be careful how you use it - not too many changes in one "batch" is the rule I think.

    Sounds like baad luck here Perris - all sorted now?
     
  8. Maveric169

    Maveric169 The Voices Talk to Me

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    Yea PM is a finiky little b!t@h but generally works great. On a side note though you have to be REALLY Carefull if you mess with the OS partition.