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Creating USB Boot Disk

By maf ·
I have created a UFD to boot Windows XP. Ther are four files on the disk namely bartpe (image files), mtdetect (ms-dos application), ntldr (file) and winnt.sif (SIF file). When i try to boot with the UFD i get the message "MISSING OPERATING SYSTEM".
What could be the problem? I did not get any errors when i created the boot disk using bartpe.

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Check this link

by Jacky Howe In reply to Creating USB Boot Disk

http://techrepublic.com.com/5206-6230-0.html?forumID=101&threadID=262832&start=0

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This might work better

by nepenthe0 In reply to Creating USB Boot Disk

I think True Blue intended to give you this resource link:

http://tinyurl.com/yw7lbx

Rick/Portland, OR

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No I was trying :)

by Jacky Howe In reply to This might work better

to point out that that it isn't bootable and does'nt have an Active Partition.

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Ooops...

by nepenthe0 In reply to This might work better

That will teach me to put words into someone else's mouth. I'm glad you posted back, because now I see your point.

Rick/Portland, OR

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It is a great Article :)

by Jacky Howe In reply to Ooops...

but without that extra information on how to make the Partition Active a lot of the people using it as a guide are getting lost.

I don't think that it would be to hard to add that extra info.

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