How to replace Boot.ini

January 7, 2010 at 22:48:05
Specs: Windows XP, 1200 Mhz
I am unable to repair my WinXp OS through
recovery console, the option to repair (dirty
install) does not appear. I will need to create a
new boot.ini. Can someone help me?

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January 8, 2010 at 00:53:52
open notepad
type parameters and save the file by writing the name boot.ini

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January 8, 2010 at 04:56:26
This tell how to do a Repair install of XP.
How to Perform an In-Place Upgrade (Reinstallation) of Windows XP

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January 8, 2010 at 05:57:45
... from (r) console ([press enter] after each line) type:

COPY *CDDrive:\I386\NTLDR C:\
BOOTCFG /rebuild


.....*CDDrive is your cdrom drive letter (I do not know what your drive letter is) only one drive letter COPY E:\I386\NTLDR C:\ [press enter]

*... It should identify your XP installation...(type) Y once you see this prompt.

...You should be prompted to enter the load identifier...

...(type) Microsoft XP Home Edition ...or... Microsoft XP Professional

... depending on whichever version you have..[press enter]

... you should be prompted to enter the load options...

... (type) /fastdetect [press enter]

... type exit [press enter]

... remove the cd ... reboot!



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January 8, 2010 at 06:28:14
This is a sample of a default Boot.ini file from a Windows XP Professional computer.
[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect

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