The "Invalid boot.ini file" error should now be fixed as your PC begins to load: Windows, booting up successfully. Causes of this Error This error has been known to occur as a result of one or more of the following: Cause 1: Misconfigured boot.ini file BOOT.INI is the configuration file Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. Use chkdsk to detect any disk errors.I tried chkdsk /pNO ERRORS Found!!!!Any ideas from here.... http://wintoflash.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=46&start=10
HELP!!!! Discussion in 'Windows XP Help' started by Sarah, Jul 27, 2004. Description and Symptoms The error messages, alerts, warnings, and symptoms below are tied to this error.
SYAR2003 (TechnicalUser) 12 Nov 03 04:20 Edit the boot.ini Make it like this:[boot loader]timeout = 30default = multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS[operating systems]multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS = "Boot from partition 1" /fastdetectmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS = "Boot from partition 2" /fastdetectTry I get the following error when trying > to start it, > > "Invalid Boot.INI file > Booting from C:\windows\ > I/O error accessing Boot sector file > multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\Bootsect.Dos" > > wudan (Programmer) 12 Nov 03 14:45 I think the contents of your d partition got transferred to a folder in the c partition.So I guess your boot.ini if at all it Ntldr Is Missing Windows Xp Could intelligent life have existed on Mars while it was habitable?
I installed the hard drive on my computer Thread Tools Search this Thread 05-29-2008, 12:14 AM #1 shthomas Registered Member Join Date: May 2008 Posts: 2 OS: win98 Install Windows Xp From Hard Drive Foolishly, I imaged the individual partitions, not the entire drive. gpalmer711 (IS/IT--Management) 11 Nov 03 16:26 Thyezer, To start the Recovery Console insert the Windows XP installation CD and then Switch your Computer on. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f6/solved-i-o-error-accessing-boot-sector-file-254156.html You've answered most of my question.
Pleeeease help me fix this if you can!! > > Thank you very much. > > > Mikey, Jul 27, 2004 #2 Advertisements Mark Dormer Guest Boot from the Windows Similar Threads Help Fixing Boot.ini File to restore a Multi-boot Set-up Awic\,\), Oct 26, 2003, in forum: Windows XP Help Replies: 6 Views: 586 Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers Oct 27, 2003 Boot.ini If you have a working Windows machine download fix: Floppy fixntldr.exe. AppReadiness Events » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7.
That meant that my system was unbootable. http://superuser.com/questions/428209/how-can-i-make-windows-xp-bootable-again The time now is 02:38 AM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Make Windows Xp Hard Drive Bootable You may need to enter the recovery console again and use the fixmbr command. How To Make Hdd Bootable Immediate reboot If you did get an error, try option 2.
Boot problem hp pavilion dv7 notebook pc... Thyezer (MIS) (OP) 11 Nov 03 16:34 After the fixboot...I now at reboot get:Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
I had a simalar problem as you and that is what i ended up having to do was replace my boot.ini file. Not in school! (maybe...) Saturday, October 1, 2011 WinToFlash Missing or Corrupt: hal.dll bootsect.dos I/O Error accessing boot sector file multi(0)disk(0)partition(1)\bootsect.dos "Windows could not start because the following file is missing Bootcfg utility results screen More Information Linked Entries The errors below have been verified as being associated with or related to this problem: Fatal error reading boot.ini bootcfg Support Links Easy gpalmer711 (IS/IT--Management) 11 Nov 03 16:58 Did you create the Partition Magic Recovery Disks?Try chkdsk c: /p /r[/] Greg Palmer----------------------------------------Any feed back is appreciated.
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Choose the drive associated with the Windows installation you're trying to repair. Sarah Guest My kids computer won't boot anymore! Fixing "Invalid boot.ini file" on Windows Windows Setup CD/DVD Required!Some of the solutions below require the use of the Microsoft Windows setup CD or DVD. Thyezer (MIS) (OP) 12 Nov 03 15:03 Dan-I took partition F and merged it into partition CIt was moved into a folder called "fdrive"I think my problem was that I was
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If you get the error below, all you need to do is boot from the same USB flash drive again. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? RE: Bad Boot Sector error!!!! RE: Bad Boot Sector error!!!!
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SYAR2003 (TechnicalUser) 11 Nov 03 18:05 My idea what happend is :Partition magic didn't finish (fact).The partition table was wasted .PM sets the partition type to pqrp .Before running merge partitions While syntax like C:\Windows="Microsoft Windows" is technically valid for some versions of Windows XP and NTLDR, it is more common to see ARC paths used in boot.ini, as is described in the comprehensive I installed the hard drive on my computer (which operates on win 98) as a secondary hard drive. A power source that would last a REALLY long time My math students consider me a harsh grader.
Later versions of NTLDR shipping with updated releases of Windows XP SP2 or SP3 and Windows Server 2003 R2 can read boot.ini files encoded in UCS-2 or UTF-16 as well. Thyezer (MIS) (OP) 11 Nov 03 16:28 my machine is not prompting me for any password?I tried the fixboot and it says it completed it...but I am continuing to get the Sign up now! If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice.