Windows XP and Windows ME


G

Guest

I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
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G

Guest

Hmmmm,how was the OS installed w/o knowing the boot order.Try adjusting
for 2 OS in the BIOS.
 
J

John John

How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John
 
G

Guest

I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

John John said:
How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John
I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
J

John John

You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John
I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:

How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:

I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
G

Guest

1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


John John said:
You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John
I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:

How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:


I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
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J

John John

OK, so your Windows XP boots properly from partition 2, I take it you
had Windows ME already installed and running properly on partition 1,
then you installed Windows XP? And then you could no longer boot
Windows ME?

Edit the boot.ini file and add this line:

C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Now the file will look like this:

boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Can you boot Windows ME with that? If it doesn't boot you will need
your Windows XP cd and quite possibly a diskette drive. Do you have
those? Does the laptop have a diskette drive? Do you have a Windows ME cd?

John
1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


:

You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John
I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:



How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:



I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
B

Bruce Chambers

Aeinamd said:
I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank


Unless the C: drive, where WinME's boot files must reside, is FAT32,
you can't do it this way. You'll need a 3rd party boot manager.


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G

Guest

Sure? But Windows ME folder name is "Windows" IS IN D:\. Can C:\ = "Microsoft
DOS Windows ME" run from d:?

John John said:
OK, so your Windows XP boots properly from partition 2, I take it you
had Windows ME already installed and running properly on partition 1,
then you installed Windows XP? And then you could no longer boot
Windows ME?

Edit the boot.ini file and add this line:

C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Now the file will look like this:

boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Can you boot Windows ME with that? If it doesn't boot you will need
your Windows XP cd and quite possibly a diskette drive. Do you have
those? Does the laptop have a diskette drive? Do you have a Windows ME cd?

John
1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


:

You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John

Aeinamd wrote:

I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:



How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:



I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
G

Guest

Oh it not work. i put C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME" but when i enter then
my computer was shut down that all. So i enter Windows XP, But i want to run
Windows ME. Not xp. Win xp is in C: and Win ME is in D:. There no Windows ME
file in C:. All windows ME file is in D:. I did restore windows ME in D:.
understand me?

John John said:
OK, so your Windows XP boots properly from partition 2, I take it you
had Windows ME already installed and running properly on partition 1,
then you installed Windows XP? And then you could no longer boot
Windows ME?

Edit the boot.ini file and add this line:

C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Now the file will look like this:

boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Can you boot Windows ME with that? If it doesn't boot you will need
your Windows XP cd and quite possibly a diskette drive. Do you have
those? Does the laptop have a diskette drive? Do you have a Windows ME cd?

John
1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


:

You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John

Aeinamd wrote:

I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:



How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:



I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
G

Guest

I have Windows XP cd, and Window ME cd too. But when i install Windows ME but
it say "Cannot install because your computer is not HP. My laptop is Dell.
But windows ME is still in my laptop D:\.
Aeinamd said:
Sure? But Windows ME folder name is "Windows" IS IN D:\. Can C:\ = "Microsoft
DOS Windows ME" run from d:?

John John said:
OK, so your Windows XP boots properly from partition 2, I take it you
had Windows ME already installed and running properly on partition 1,
then you installed Windows XP? And then you could no longer boot
Windows ME?

Edit the boot.ini file and add this line:

C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Now the file will look like this:

boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Can you boot Windows ME with that? If it doesn't boot you will need
your Windows XP cd and quite possibly a diskette drive. Do you have
those? Does the laptop have a diskette drive? Do you have a Windows ME cd?

John
1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


:


You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John

Aeinamd wrote:

I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:



How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:



I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
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J

John John

You will need a third party boot manager to make it work. You can try:

BootIt NG (not free, but fully functional trial):
http://www.bootitng.com/bootitng.html

XOSL (free):
http://www.ranish.com/part/xosl.htm

John
I have Windows XP cd, and Window ME cd too. But when i install Windows ME but
it say "Cannot install because your computer is not HP. My laptop is Dell.
But windows ME is still in my laptop D:\.
:

Sure? But Windows ME folder name is "Windows" IS IN D:\. Can C:\ = "Microsoft
DOS Windows ME" run from d:?

:

OK, so your Windows XP boots properly from partition 2, I take it you
had Windows ME already installed and running properly on partition 1,
then you installed Windows XP? And then you could no longer boot
Windows ME?

Edit the boot.ini file and add this line:

C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Now the file will look like this:

boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Can you boot Windows ME with that? If it doesn't boot you will need
your Windows XP cd and quite possibly a diskette drive. Do you have
those? Does the laptop have a diskette drive? Do you have a Windows ME cd?

John

Aeinamd wrote:


1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


:



You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John

Aeinamd wrote:


I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:




How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:




I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
G

Guest

Forget it. I dont understand. also xosl mess up my computer. And i not need
Win me. because i dont understand what you say.

John John said:
You will need a third party boot manager to make it work. You can try:

BootIt NG (not free, but fully functional trial):
http://www.bootitng.com/bootitng.html

XOSL (free):
http://www.ranish.com/part/xosl.htm

John
I have Windows XP cd, and Window ME cd too. But when i install Windows ME but
it say "Cannot install because your computer is not HP. My laptop is Dell.
But windows ME is still in my laptop D:\.
:

Sure? But Windows ME folder name is "Windows" IS IN D:\. Can C:\ = "Microsoft
DOS Windows ME" run from d:?

:


OK, so your Windows XP boots properly from partition 2, I take it you
had Windows ME already installed and running properly on partition 1,
then you installed Windows XP? And then you could no longer boot
Windows ME?

Edit the boot.ini file and add this line:

C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Now the file will look like this:

boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Can you boot Windows ME with that? If it doesn't boot you will need
your Windows XP cd and quite possibly a diskette drive. Do you have
those? Does the laptop have a diskette drive? Do you have a Windows ME cd?

John

Aeinamd wrote:


1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


:



You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John

Aeinamd wrote:


I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:




How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:




I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 
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J

John John

Ok, I don't think you need Windows ME either. If XP runs well you could
get rid of Windows ME.

John
Forget it. I dont understand. also xosl mess up my computer. And i not need
Win me. because i dont understand what you say.

:

You will need a third party boot manager to make it work. You can try:

BootIt NG (not free, but fully functional trial):
http://www.bootitng.com/bootitng.html

XOSL (free):
http://www.ranish.com/part/xosl.htm

John

Aeinamd wrote:

I have Windows XP cd, and Window ME cd too. But when i install Windows ME but
it say "Cannot install because your computer is not HP. My laptop is Dell.
But windows ME is still in my laptop D:\.
:



Sure? But Windows ME folder name is "Windows" IS IN D:\. Can C:\ = "Microsoft
DOS Windows ME" run from d:?

:



OK, so your Windows XP boots properly from partition 2, I take it you
had Windows ME already installed and running properly on partition 1,
then you installed Windows XP? And then you could no longer boot
Windows ME?

Edit the boot.ini file and add this line:

C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Now the file will look like this:

boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
C:\ = "Microsoft DOS Windows ME"

Can you boot Windows ME with that? If it doesn't boot you will need
your Windows XP cd and quite possibly a diskette drive. Do you have
those? Does the laptop have a diskette drive? Do you have a Windows ME cd?

John

Aeinamd wrote:



1) 2 Hard Drive in ONE hard drive. same hdd. I am use laptop.

2)yes default multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition

3)I did copy multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows
XP Home Edition then edit partition to (1) and WINME. it was "Windows" but i
change folder name is WINME in D:\.


:




You didn't answer my questions! I can't help you if you don't give me
the information I asked for. Drive letter assignements (C:, D: and so
on) can be misleading. Please provide the information needed to
troubleshoot:

1- How did you install and setup this dual boot system, in what order
did you install the operating systems? Are these on 2 different
partitions on the same hard drive? On 2 different hard drives?

2- Does the Windows XP Home boot properly on the default countdown or
on line line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition

3- How did you end up with the line:
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
in the boot.in file, did you put that in there yourself? Windows ME
does NOT boot off a multi()disk()rdisk()partition() syntax.

John

Aeinamd wrote:



I dont understand it. Windows XP home edition is on C: and Windows ME is in
D:. Before it is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

and after is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

that all. But when i turn on computer and i enter Windows ME but it say
Missing Windows/System32/Hal.dll.

What should i doing? Should i copy Boot.ini on both C: and D:?

:





How did you install this dual boot setup, in what order did you install
the operating systems? Does the Windows XP on "C:" boot properly? How
did you end up with that incorect boot.ini file, did you manually add
lines to it? If you leave the computer countdown run to zero when you
boot, or if you chose option 1 (Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition) does
Windows XP Home Boot? Do you have Windows ME startup diskette?

John

Aeinamd wrote:





I have Windows XP in C: (NTFS) and Windows ME in D: (FAT32), But how can I
start it? It say missing Hal.dll. Also My setting is

[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINME="Microsoft Windows ME Home
Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

was it correct? How can i start Windows ME in D:\? thank
 

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