lost my boot loader

Gabus

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I had to reinstall my C: partition (w98se) and now I don't have the boot loader for w2k. I think i could repair or reinstall loader but I can't boot in w2k. Help
 

ugh

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Try using XOSL (www.xosl.org) as an alternative to your boot loader.

If you dont' want to do that, you can partly reinstall Win2k on another partition. And when Win2k setup reboots to the GUI, your boot loader will be there. That way, just edit your boot.ini and delete off whatever the setup proggie has created.
 

Gabus

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I tried boot magic but it comes up with "invalid disk replace and push any key"
 

Gabus

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Tried the boot from setup disk and it reports master boot record written, but still no boot loader
 

ddiccico

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i don't know what else to suggest, that's always worked for me when lilo or something else has messed up my 2k boot loader
 

Gabus

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Thanks for the help..but i just installed w2k over, kept all the files just had to reload drivers, codecs etc. Really had very little besides OS on the parition.