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I Screwed Up Windows Xp's Boot Sector,And I need To Boot From The Second Partition.? Answered

I Used Gparted To Resize My Old Laptops hdd 10Gb Partition to About 6Gb,It Had About 5GB Of Free Space. Now,It Says Operating System not Found,In The First Partition IT Has Windows Xp Installed,On the Second,It Has Windows 2000 Installed,I Need some sort Of Bootloader To Start Windows 2000 So I can Fix Up everything else,Not to mention,I don't have the windows Xp DIsk Anymore,It Has A floppy drive,I Want Some way To Put A Boot Loader On the Floppy Disk And To Start Windows 2000 From My second Partition,I Tried Gag,Some Boot Loader,But It fails,It Simply Does not work,Does anyone know Of anything else that can do this?

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lemonie

9 years ago

When you say it has Windows 2000 Installed, is this bootable? You'd just need to change the boot-priority. Not that I've ever tried this - can BIOS differentiate between the two partitions? If neither version of Windows will boot, I'm thinking you'd need a Windows disc. L

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ReCreatelemonie

Answer 9 years ago

Yes it Bootable,I Got it too Boot Windows 2000 With G.A.G

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ReCreatelemonie

Answer 9 years ago

It Booted,But After It Shows the "Loading screen" It Just Goes Black And Does nothing,Its not loading anything,Its been there for a hour,No HDD activity... What Could it possibly be this time?

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ReCreatelemonie

Answer 9 years ago

Also,I am Going To Reinstall XP,Its Partition Is Screwed Up,Big time.

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ReCreate

9 years ago

Screw it, GAG Screwed up My XP Partition, Its a goner. IT Now Has an Unrecognized Filesystem, I Did Boot Windows 2000 Though.