Booting of CD help


G

Guest

I have XP Pro imaged on a HD. When I try and boot of XP's cd I am not getting
MS-DOS. I am getting Caldera DOS and it will not let me boot of the cd. At
one time I had Fedora installed and now it is gone. All drives and partitions
are NTFS. Where is it remembering the Caldera DOS and how can I correct my
MBR (I think that is what I need to repair) so I can boot off my CD?

Here is my boot.ini
[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP
Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn

"/NoExecute=OptIn" has been removed but did not fix my problem
 
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R

Rich Barry

Jason, get a Knoppix Live Linux CD. It has many tools and will be able
to fix the mbr for you. Since your partitions are NTFS I don't think you can
use a super Win98 boot disk. But I'm not sure and it may be worth a try. Go
here
www.bootdisk.com
 
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J

J

Nevermind, it was my CD. I tried to create a boot cd with SP2 and I guess
it did not work.
 

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