Disk Boot Failure, Insert system disk and press enter

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Installation' started by Neal, Jun 24, 2006.

  1. Neal

    Neal Guest

    Well I am just down to one issue with Vista 64. I can not boot
    to any OS with out the Vista DVD in the drive. If I do not have it in it
    will look at my CD roms and then I get this error message:

    "Disk Boot Failure, Insert system disk and press enter"

    I have to put in the disk and just reboot to get the OS menu
    screen to
    choose Vista or XP64. I do have vistaboot Pro and what I have I
    have posted
    below. CAn anyone help me fix this issue. Right now I have all
    my hardware
    working I am realy liking Vista.

    Last week I installed Vista on the same HD as XP 64 and I had a
    bad system crash. I had Nvida drivers kill it and some how even screwed up
    my XP install. Both were taking 15+ min to boot up. they were on different
    partions so I have no idea what happend. Vista is a beta so I back up
    everything for just incase this happend.

    So this weekend I cleaned both HD. When I did my install I did
    XP 64 first and then Vista 64. XP 64 is on a IDE while Vista is on a SATA. I
    am not sure if I have a BIO setting issue or a MS problem. It has been
    driving me nuts.

    Can anyone please help me on this?


    There are a total of 2 OSes installed into the boot manager.
    Current timeout before default boots: 10 seconds.
    Default OS: Microsoft Windows

    Entry #1

    Name: Earlier version of Windows
    BCD ID: {ntldr}
    Boot Drive: D:
    Windows Drive:
    System Bootloader: \ntldr
    Windows Directory:

    Entry #2

    Name: Microsoft Windows
    BCD ID: {current}
    Boot Drive: C:
    Windows Drive: C:
    System Bootloader: \Windows\system32\winload.exe
    Windows Directory: \Windows



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    Neal, Jun 24, 2006
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  2. Neal

    andy Guest

    Which disk drive is the BIOS set to boot from? Since it's failing, set
    the BIOS to boot from the other disk.
     
    andy, Jun 24, 2006
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  3. Neal

    Neal Guest

    Thanks that fixed it. I guess for Vista you must have IDE first in the
    prority. I had my SATA first before and that worked fine with XP64.

    Thanks for your help
     
    Neal, Jun 25, 2006
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