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Old 03-28-2010, 01:32 AM   #1
Bob Ryan
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Old Boot dual boot drive in new PC


Old Boot drive in new PC (XPPRO + Ubutnu)
Run the XP repair BUT still have Error 21, used XP repair console to repair MBR still have problems.
Any advice gratefully received
Bob Ryan
 
Old 03-28-2010, 01:41 AM   #2
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XP (and some distrobutions of Linux) make use of the drive's BIOS settings. They tend to differ from one controller to another. So making sure the drive is set to the same cylinders, heads and sectors an be a very important thing.
 
  


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