Re: Backing up Win XP
From: Ogden Lamont (ogdenj_at_pcmagic.net)
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 20:41:00 -0700
I had tried the Recovery Cosole and the commands Bootcfg, Fixmbr, and
FixBoot. No luck
"Rich Barry" <rbarry@NOTsocal.rr.com> wrote in message
> Ogden, you can use the Recovery Console which is located on the WinXP
> There are a few commands that will serve your purpose. Bootcfg, Fixmbr and
> FixBoot. Check here for more info
> "Ogden Lamont" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > With Win 98 I started using a second hard drive as a backup method.
> > Win 98, the operating system could just be copied over to the first
> > partition on the second drive, and this second drive would boot with no
> > problem if the cable and jumpers were changed.
> > Apparently in Win XP it is a little more complicated. I use Power Quest
> > Drive Image 7 to copy my C partition on the first drive to the first
> > partition of the second drive. When I try to boot from this second
> > in Win 98, the boot process does not complete. It stalls at the stage
> > the WELCOME notice appears. Instead of WELCOME, I get a Win XP logo,
> > the boot stops. The master boot record is copied to the second drive by
> > Drive Image.
> > What's the problem ?
> > Ogden Lamont