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Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware However, I have the usual problem of when booting out of XP and back into 7 all the 7's system restore points are... Option 1 If the Bios has a setting under SATA to change it to ATA mode or compatability mode. In Disk Management or in the BIOS? his comment is here

In virual pc I took a working windows 7 install and attached a copy of a working XP install as the second virtual hard drive. My 3rd install is for "questionable Use" :p . At this point even a three finger salute does nothing. Error: Two minutes remaining & 76% Progress Recover My Computer Wizard window appears with the following message Please insert the Recovery Disk Press “OK” to continue or “Cancel” to abort The

I think it is doable but there will be a steep learning curve for you. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 03-15-2007, 09:05 AM #2 Lydokane TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2005 Location: Fort Worth Posts: 526 OS: Win 7 My ghost It worked perfectly. #13 redbeard1, Jul 8, 2004 tiap Senior member Joined: Mar 22, 2001 Messages: 572 Likes Received: 0 Acronis makes a partiton manager prog called partition expert that If you copy partition 1 to a partition on a new drive, it will not boot.

Sorry if I misunderstood, but did they ever work in this configuration or are you trying to set it up this way? Brian_K Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 19-Apr-2009 Posts: 5,849 Solutions: 123 Kudos: 665 Kudos0 Re: Unable to dual boot from Windows XP after restoring Ghost image Posted: 11-Dec-2010 | 11:16AM • Permalink Curveball; Is there a way to allow her laptop to ghost the main install so that all files are synced or alternatively allow a ghosting of the whole installation? I chose to boot Windows XP Mini from that disc just to get access to the partitons of hda and hdb.

Hardware Description: System: Antec Earthwatts Green EA-500D power supply, Intel DH67CL motherboard, i5-2400 CPU, 8GB DDR3 1333 memory, WD 450GB - 10,000 rpm, 6GB/S SATA, Samsung SH-S223L DVD burner, Windows 7 Just want to mention the OS are on drive HD2. WinXP contains "all" the HALs. anchor I also added Easy Boot 2.2 in order to change the boot time and change the drive letter names.

We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Randyman...05-29-05, 04:06 PMI was informed that it is the fact that I was "Ghosting" an ACTIVE partition to the Second Partition, thus forcing 2 "Active Partitions" on a single drive, and Norton Ghost sucks by comparison. #5 corkyg, Jul 1, 2004 tiap Senior member Joined: Mar 22, 2001 Messages: 572 Likes Received: 0 Hey corky-g I've been using ti7 as well. Error: Two minutes remaining & 76% Progress Recover My Computer Wizard window appears with the following message Please insert the Recovery Disk Press “OK” to continue or “Cancel” to abort The

zigzag3143 View Public Profile Find More Posts by zigzag3143 28 Sep 2009 #4 saverio Windows 7 Professional 64bit 179 posts thanks guys, somehow I knew it wasn't going why not find out more Ghost problem imaging 2 boot partitions This is a discussion on Ghost problem imaging 2 boot partitions within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. DaveH Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 06-Jan-2010 Posts: 6,272 Solutions: 328 Kudos: 2,022 Kudos0 Re: Unable to dual boot from Windows XP after restoring Ghost image Posted: 11-Dec-2010 | 8:39PM • Permalink Replaced?

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Not sure when to use fixmbr and fixboot. I was hoping someone can point the correct combination of switches to use. The third partition is for storage. http://tenten10.com/dual-boot/about-dual-boot.php That doesn't get your smaller partition though.Click to expand...

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The problem is that in addition to the installation partition your drive contains a Master Boot Record and (I think) a Boot Loader that are not in any partition. Windows 7: Dual booting / System Ghosting question 28 Sep 2009 #1 saverio Windows 7 Professional 64bit 179 posts Dual booting / System Ghosting question Hi all, My Create backup of Windows 7 & Windows XP partitions: I GHOSTed the system (using the Custom SRD) to make sure that function would work. You need to install a third party boot manager so that each OS can be hidden from the other and each can boot as C: drive.

I didn't resize, just did a straight clone. Deric DStain Norton Fighter25 Reg: 26-Aug-2010 Posts: 1,900 Solutions: 41 Kudos: 119 Kudos0 Re: Unable to dual boot from Windows XP after restoring Ghost image Posted: 10-Dec-2010 | 7:59AM • Permalink Create Custom Recovery disk CD: All Windows 7 and Windows XP updates installed, Microsoft Security Essentials installed on the Windows 7 O/S. http://tenten10.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-sytem.php Where are you seeing this?

I am having a problem ghosting a HD using Ghost 8.3 I have a 80GB HD split into 2 patitions which both boot: Partition #1= Windows XP partition #2= Recovery (4GB oh well, maybe windows 8!