I cant dual boot of my USB

I set up XP in my boot.ini file and when i go and reboot into XP it says NTDETECT failed


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It may be that one ofthe files is missing from the boot drive - try copying from the xp install cd to the drive you're trying to boot from:

COPY X:\i386\NTLDR Y:\

where X is the drive letter of your cd and Y is the drive letter of the device you're trying to boot from.

Joe S

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Not all USB drives are bootable either.


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to be honest there isnt a usb stick i havnt made bootable to be honest, i dont no if im good or just good lol

if u need help making a bootable usb then i can give ya a hand if u like

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