I can get to the boot.ini file by pressing F8 but no mater what I choose
from there (safe mode, LKGC) it just reboots.
"danman32" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I had a similar symptom when I transferred my XP partition to a new Intel
> system I built. The new intel also had a SATA raid support, but
> unfortunately the driver for the old SATA raid did not work for the new
> raid. I managed to forklift the driver into it by working with a parallel
> After selecting Previous Windows from the Vista boot loader, hit F8
> You should then get the boot.ini prompt with the option to boot into safe
> mode and the like. If you get here, you know that you have gotten as far
> loading NTLoader. First try safe mode. If you can get in from safe mode,
> you might be able to look at your event log to find out what failed. If
> won't boot in safe mode, most likely your storage media drivers is hosed.
> Perhaps upgraded to an incompatible version. Since it worked before, you
> could try Last Known Good. You might even try that before trying safe
> Your boot.ini entries may be bad too. Double check them from Vista.
> "Bryan Krossley" wrote:
>> I have a dual boot setup XP and Vista. It has been working great but all
>> of the sudden when I choose boot to XP it looks like its going to boot
>> then the computer resets. Vista still working great. Looks like the
>> loader in Vista is ok but for some reason XP decided to quit booting.