Need Help With Boot Manager!!!!!

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topdawg

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hi.

i had XP on my C: and 98 on my D:.

but i recently formatted my C: drive and re-installed XP.

but now, when i boot up, i dont have a boot manager to choose XP or 98 so now i cant get into win98.

i know i need to add a line to my boot.ini file, but i cant remember what exactly..

all i can remember is the end part which wuz: =C:\Windows Windows 98 which i always found peculier cuz my win98 wuz installed on D:

but whatever

can u tell me what i need to do to get my boot manager back.. thanks.
 

UniSol

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Try inserting the below or adding it to your existing one.

Goto 'my computer' > 'properties' > 'advanced' > 'startup and recovery' > 'edit (boot.ini)'

Or just get it in eXPlorer


[Operating Systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
D:\="Windows Operating System on D:"
 

phishhead

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just go to a cmd line in xp and type bootcfg/fix and it will fix the nt bootloader...or type bootcfg/? to see your options...hope this helps.
 
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topdawg

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i tried it and when i selected the OS on boot up, it would automatically reboot my computer

oh well, i'll format the drive
 

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