Windows XP Professional Installation?

By dwdrums28
Sep 12, 2005
  1. Hello…

    I got a quick question regarding an XP Professional installation. I have 2 HD’s with one running Windows Me and the other running XP Professional. Due to numerous crashes/lock-ups, I decided to start fresh with just one HD. I took out the one that had Windows Me on it and used the other HD. I formatted the HD and tried to do a fresh install of XP Professional. The CD copied the setup files and everything needed to do the install but after it does that and attempts to finish installing, I get the following error message:

    Can’t access multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition1
    NTDLR can’t access multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition1
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    That HD must be set to Master (jumpers on the back) and be at the end of the IDE flat-cable.
    Do a Repair (as described at the top of this forum) and run Fixboot and Fixmbr.
    Then re-install.

    Currently the MBR is on the ME-HD instead of the XP-HD..
  3. dwdrums28

    dwdrums28 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    O.K. Thanks Man!!!
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