I cant dual boot of my USB

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by microbillgates, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. microbillgates

    microbillgates New Member

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

    patcooke Microsoft MVP
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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:\
    COPY X:\i386\NTDETECT.COM 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.
     
  3. Joe S

    Joe S Excellent Member

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    Not all USB drives are bootable either.
    Joe
     
  4. kaos

    kaos Senior Member

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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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