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Generated Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:14:49 GMT by s_fl369 (squid/3.5.20) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection So EVERYTHING else that usurps the bootstrap area of the MBR will be a "non-standard or invalid MBR". Boot up with the BootMagic Rescue diskette. 2. But he said I should run Windows chkdsk on my hard disk, several times. http://rss4medics.com/setup-cannot/setup-cannot-find-the-location-of-where-bootmagic.php

IF YOU STILL HAVE PROBLEMS, OR NEED TO LEARN HOW TO FIX THIS ISSUE WITHOUT THE WINDOWS CD'S, I COULD COPY AND PASTE THE FULL INSTRUCTIONS FROM SAMANTEC. Trying to open Boot Magic gives me a message- "Setup cannot find the location of where Boot Magic was originally installed. They kept promising me that their "research" department would call me back. Hello and welcome to PC Review. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/boot-magic-will-not-install

Regards, Hemananda Kumar Symantec Technical Support Disclaimer Note: This message (including any attachments) is intended only for the use of the individual to which it is addressed. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Copying my Windows XP partition is not trivial -- its about 15 GB used/54 GB total. Although you will overwrite the MBR bootstrap code with a standard bootstrap program when using "fixmbr" (or "FDISK /MBR"), you may have left the system with the partition table pointing at

http://www.linuxmint.com. gonzal13(joe) 0 LVL 1 Overall: Level 1 Message Author Comment by:Mmartin_472005-07-21 Comment Utility Permalink(# a14498348) does not recognzie command. 0 LVL 1 Overall: Level 1 Message Author Comment by:Mmartin_472005-07-22 Then run make sure >the Windows XP partition is the active partition. See if you get any specific suggestions but I'd suggest that your problem is not getting BootMagic to work but in getting the basic environment set up correctly after which you

Get trending threat insights on hackers, exploits, and suspicious IP addresses delivered to your inbox with our free Cyber Daily. Thank you. The MBR bootstrap program reads the partition table also > in that same first drive's MBR partition table to determine which is the > active partition. Please let me know when the issue is resolved.

Reply With Quote July 6th, 2004,10:39 PM #2 wonderinguy34 View Profile View Forum Posts Restless Nocturne Join Date Mar 2000 Location Nanaimo,B.C. I got useless emails from email support people yesterday; Chat still crashes MS Internet Explorer; so I tried the phone. By the way, BootMagic requires a FAT partition for its installation. I lost everything else.

This removes the flag from the master boot record. Now, every record of Boot Magic that I know of has been removed.     But somewhere, the Windows installer still has a record of where Boot Magic was installed.     The But regardless of that I don't think you will get out of the situation by tinkering with one part of it. But you do have to be careful if you run any utilities that scan drives and make sure they don't mess with the wrong OS -- one reason I steer clear

I will try renaming F: to X:.  But I doubt if that will help. Get More Info Press a key and the system boots normally. That >will overwrite the 460-byte bootstrap area in the MBR (master boot >record = first sector on hard drive) on the first physical hard drive >found by the BIOS and used I have download "gag_4.9.zip" and copied to a diskette and startup the PC.

local disc (C NTFS local disc (*) Linux Ext2 Did I also goof when I set those up- using all primaries? Also, until I resolve this dual boot problem, can I access Linux from the rescue disc I made, then get to XP w/F12 at start up? You could always try to install lilo and just use that instead. useful reference About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts.

The BIOS can only read the MBR bootstrap > program from the first physical drive it finds. The reason I left it on the PC and which resulted in 4 HDs is that I have about 200 xp pro URls on it. Then run make sure > the Windows XP partition is the active partition. > > The standard bootstrap program in the MBR can only read the partition > table also in

Then run make sure the Windows XP partition is the active partition.

All my troubles, as described on this forum, started when I decided to update from Red Hat Linux to Fedora Linux. Saves a lot of headaches in typing! I used the Fedora installer to resize the Windows XP partition, in hopes that I could finally get Partition Magic to "accept" the Windows XP partition.  I'm still exploring the damage It worked like a champ!

To remove and then reinstall it. Sign up now! Select the first Repair option > which will dump you into Recovery Console mode. this page But the real problem is -- the begin and end cylinder/head/sector numbers are meaningless today.

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. At the A:\ prompt, type: wrprog /rst mbr.dat 3. Any other solutions? 0 LVL 13 Overall: Level 13 Operating Systems 3 Message Expert Comment by:gonzal132005-07-21 Comment Utility Permalink(# a14495275) How about going into dos mode and using scanreg /restore I understand from your message that you receive "can't find Btmagic.img" message during your computer boot.

Central Standard Time, [email protected] writes: Response --------------------------------------------------------------- Greetings Ron, You had recently contacted us for assistance regarding your Norton/Symantec product. If you want to use Boot Magic, you'll have to reinstall it, since it's gone. Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? You will also find a shortcut under the BootMagic start menu group to create the recovery diskettes.

Partition Magic and Boot Magic worked very well for me. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? Now can't get BM back. What do I do now?

You are hereby notified that any use, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. rhmccullough Contributor4 Reg: 26-Mar-2009 Posts: 22 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 3 Kudos0 Re: Boot Magic will not install Posted: 27-Mar-2009 | 9:12AM • Permalink P.S. Roger Smith, Oct 24, 2004 #4 Vanguardx Guest "Roger Smith" <> wrote in news:: > I have a nasty BootMagic problem - stuck on a hidden partition with no > way trallith View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by trallith Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced

Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. Yes I can boot into the os with no problems. 0 LVL 13 Overall: Level 13 Operating Systems 3 Message Expert Comment by:gonzal132005-07-20 Comment Utility Permalink(# a14490787) How to Remove As I see it you really do not have a Norton problem at the moment but a computer problem and I can only suggest that you stop patching and get computing advice. The product GUID for BootMagic is -{B838AD63-FD0C-482C-B124-7116748BAC45}. 1.

If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: "Error finding BTMAGIC.IMG" on bootup Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Although I've used BootMagic off and on for several years, the demand for a FAT partition is a nuisance (and that part of its code in in the MBR bootstrap area