Last edited by XavierP; 11-27-2013 at 02:41 AM. Register a domain and help support LQ Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search The most likely solution is that your HD geometry is set wrong... Try "MBR Recovery" which may the main reason of "Error Loading Operating System" issue. get redirected here
Finally I can send Maxtor to the hell. it appears the diskpart function from the repair console is very limited, but.... Generally, to clone the system need you to connect both disk onto the internal ports of the motherboard, or it more likely encounter boot problem even clone is done without problem. I wonder this of course since I may have to restore it to the smaller 120GB disk and all 3 partitions would not fit. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/146642/error-loading-operating-system/
As a result of the clone, you have two identical drives (same drive leters) but Windows knows somthing has changed. That's what points to where your system partition is located and ntldr http://www.microsoft.com/resources/...Windows/XP/all/reskit/en-us/prmc_str_masc.asp Make sure the parameters for the ARC path in boot.ini are correct. Don't use the wizard. If this doesn't fix this, then it's usually that the partition table is hosed (fixmbr doesn't repair this part of the MBR) and a 3rd party utility would be required to
to use Sata you have to have at least SP1 you can create a XpSp2 disk by using your original XP disk and using a utility like Nlite to slipstream SP2 Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Thanks be to the internet forums & all such as you! Error Loading Operating System Windows 10 You need to select your partition and activate it.
Create BKU Tasks >2011_2012_2013 2A. Don't you apply some special thing to copy MBR?. Thanks! http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/error-loading-operating-system-after-disk-clone.179032/ Previously, I formated the whole disk in NFTS using windows and maybe the partition was created by some reason.
Attached Files: diskpart.jpg File size: 141.2 KB Views: 1,537 don_1953, Jan 11, 2010 #12 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 That is strange. What I am suspecting is that parameter "W" in the example in the link above is incorrect since you are now on a SATA controller. Find More Posts by mrmazda Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post Put the new HD cable in Sata1 jumper, start PC and Windows appears.
I would be curious as to which version you used. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/209358-32-error-loading-operating-system So the restore function restores evrything right down to the partitions and leaves the rest alone. Error Loading Operating System Server 2003 So why will the newly cloned drive not boot? Error Loading Os Windows 7 Depending on what purpose the drive served before the cloning occurred, you may also need to reinitialize the Master Boot Record (MBR).
Xian, Jan 17, 2006 #9 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log http://introbuilder.net/error-loading/windows-error-loading-operating-system-mbr.php It provides the most restore functions with the least hassle. I then used Acronis Disk Director to merge the partitions together. IIUC, bios is supposed to mark the drives with letters as it finds them and boot from the first bootable device. Error Loading Operating System Windows Xp
It's faster, saves a great deal of space, and can be done in a few minutes after the original copy is made (You can make "incremental" backups that only save changes Upon receiving the new drive, I wanted to GHOST (v10) the old EIDE ATA Drive onto the new SATA drive. I used Partition Master to clone the old hard drive to the new hard drive. useful reference Are you resizing only the Windows partition?
I also found I could do a clean install on one of my old hard drives. Step 1: Create a Boot CD Since your computer reminds you "Error Loading Operating System", you need to utilize a start-up disk containing a system you can boot from. Right now I have two EIDE controllers (listed first) and two SATA controllers (listed afterwards).
Top Login to post comments Sun, 2010-11-28 18:37 #17 George Anderson Offline Beginner Joined: 2010-11-26 Posts: 17 OK, first to Grover's new msg - I did swap drives around to different I hp this answers all the questions you folks have. Do I have this right? Using 2014 6.Help 2016 2015 2014 2013 8.Stop Scan for Backups 8A.ATIH Video's 3.Create new disks-Guides.9.Register/Downloads 10.Mustang's New Guides11.Les Seiler's Backup VideoTop Login to post comments Mon, 2010-11-29 01:03
Testing Environment VirtualBox VM. did that and got some options, picked "Make Sil3114 SATA/RAID 32bit Driver Disk" on a floppy. This is mid december 08 but as I spent over 3 stressful nights on this error message upon trying to install windows xp on my new sata drive, I feel compelled this page That would be a disaster!
I suspect the clone process did not make the 320 drive bootable, is there any way to fix that after the fact? I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. You need to select the partition, and then type the commands to activate the partition. THis being a Sony, there are some ideosyncracis and updaating bios may be one.