Windows XP problem.

By sybella1
Jun 1, 2005
  1. Hello and greetings from london.Can't get Windows XP to start.

    I am a new member to the group.
    I have a problem starting windows XP. I bought a new disk installed it as a primary slave, formatted it and partitioned it using XP. I named the new partition E and made it active (silly me!) because I wanted to make a copy of XP to this new drive/partition. I accidentally disconnected the power before copying the system files and XP on this drive (E) but because it's the active disk I can't get windows to load. How can I get windows back? How can I make drive (C) active again? Please help I am so desperate I have a project for college to finish!

    Thanx in advance,

  2. kol_indian

    kol_indian TS Rookie Posts: 316

    TO get answers. post it in the right places. there couple of ways of making ur partion active. the easiest is to use fdisk. it is usually there in ur bootdisk.

    hope this answers ur question
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