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faizaan
faizaan • Oct 20, 2009

Help to get o.s selection menu during startup .

Hi ceans,

I was having two o.s installed windows 7 & windows xp sp3

at that time i was getting o.s selection menu at start time.

But now i have formatted my windows 7 partition and reinstalled it now

i am not getting any o.s selection menu at start up and directly windows 7

starts so can any one suggest how to get that o.s selection menu back.


waiting for reply.
itchap
itchap • Oct 20, 2009
Please provide some more information like in which drive Windows 7 is installed and in which the Xp SP3 is installed.
Try this
when you cannot boot to Windows XP after installing Windows 7

1. Open an command prompt.

2. Type the following to create a boot loader for Windows XP.
bcdedit /create {ntldr} /d "Windows XP"

3. Type the following to set the device to where Windows XP is installed. I used D: in this example. Replace it with the drive letter of your XP installation.
bcdedit /set {ntldr} device partition=D:

4. Type the following to set the path.
bcdedit /set {ntldr} path \ntldr

5. Type the following to add this boot loader to the boot up screen.
bcdedit /displayorder {ntldr} /addlast

6. Reboot the computer.


I hope this will help you ?
faizaan
faizaan • Oct 20, 2009
itchap
Please provide some more information like in which drive Windows 7 is installed and in which the Xp SP3 is installed.
Hi itchap,

Windows 7 is installed in c drive & xp sp3 is installed in f drive .
faizaan
faizaan • Oct 21, 2009
mahesh_dahale
Try this
when you cannot boot to Windows XP after installing Windows 7

1. Open an command prompt.

2. Type the following to create a boot loader for Windows XP.
bcdedit /create {ntldr} /d "Windows XP"

3. Type the following to set the device to where Windows XP is installed. I used D: in this example. Replace it with the drive letter of your XP installation.
bcdedit /set {ntldr} device partition=D:

4. Type the following to set the path.
bcdedit /set {ntldr} path \ntldr

5. Type the following to add this boot loader to the boot up screen.
bcdedit /displayorder {ntldr} /addlast

6. Reboot the computer.


I hope this will help you ?
Hi mahesh, Thankyou

I did above mentioned steps

Now i am getting o.s selection menu at startup but when i select windows xp sp3 i am not able to log in and it gives error .I am able to log in in windows 7.I think there is some problem in path for sp3 i.e /ntldr because there is no such file in my sp3 drive.

I used easybcd software and it is giving information about boot manager as below.

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}
device partition=C:
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {7ea2e1ac-2e61-4728-aaa3-896d9d0a9f0e}
default {ad3c2927-bdd3-11de-ad76-e81e83152ab9}
resumeobject {ad3c2926-bdd3-11de-ad76-e81e83152ab9}
displayorder {ad3c2927-bdd3-11de-ad76-e81e83152ab9}
{466f5a88-0af2-4f76-9038-095b170dc21c}
toolsdisplayorder {b2721d73-1db4-4c62-bf78-c548a880142d}
timeout 30

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {ad3c2927-bdd3-11de-ad76-e81e83152ab9}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-US
inherit {6efb52bf-1766-41db-a6b3-0ee5eff72bd7}
recoverysequence {ad3c2928-bdd3-11de-ad76-e81e83152ab9}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {ad3c2926-bdd3-11de-ad76-e81e83152ab9}
nx OptIn

Windows Legacy OS Loader
------------------------
identifier {466f5a88-0af2-4f76-9038-095b170dc21c}
device partition=F:
path \ntldr
description windows xp sp3


pls help ..waiting for reply .
faizaan
faizaan • Oct 24, 2009
please reply.
if any of your friend has same motherboard as you then from his C drive copy the file ntldr and paste it in your drive where xp sp3 is installed.





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i also had the same problem but i just paste the ntldr file . I have Intel G-31/33 motherboard if you have the same then i will send it to you ....





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faizaan
faizaan • Oct 24, 2009
hi yadavundertaker,

I am having msi-k9n2gmfih MB but as none of my friend has same MB so i took copy of ntldr from my friend having intel MB after pasting that file in my sp3 drive i tried to reboot so when i tried to login sp3 it restarts pc and before i pasted that ntldr file it used to give error regarding ntldr.

Is there any other way to solve this problem ?
if you don't find the same mother board ntldr file then there is only option to reinstall your window xp sp3 .......i will try to find your file .if i get it then i will send it to you..Ask other CEan if any one have the same motherboard as you have.....






To err is human, but the one who rectifies is a champion.
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check this link it is not opening in my pc https://www.google.co.in/url?sa=t&so...r4W1AQ&usg=AFQjCNFVdj_S6Iatplupntn8fCZqHCoE_g










To err is human, but the one who rectifies is a champion.
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