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Join Date: Dec 2009
03-08-2010, 05:00 AM
The upcoming NBI 0.8.4 will not overwrite the Windows disk signature in the MBR, which will prevent future problems like yours.
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: United States
03-08-2010, 06:49 PM
Running NBI after you did the updates is what broke your dual-boot setup. As stated, the upcoming version of NBI should fix this issue as it will use either a modified fdisk or an alternative method when running so that it will not mess up the Windows installation.
You can fix this by booting to your Windows install media and repairing the installation. And remember you do not need to run NBI after Software Updates unless it is a major revision (OSX 10.x.x)
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Join Date: Feb 2010
03-09-2010, 02:58 AM
The link above seems to apply to Windows 7, but I'm using Windows XP.
When I start at Phase 6, Step 6 here (Complete Guide to Dual Booting 10v with Windows 7 and OSX 10.6.2) and open Diskpart, it only gives me the option to create or delete a partition, nothing else. I'm sure I don't want to delete a partition, and I doubt I want to create one, so what's next?
I'm not sure how the commands work in XP, never had to repair an installation before.
Should I run the FIXMBR or FIXBOOT commands, or will that make it worse?
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