Author Topic: did all the directions correctly but still doesn't work. HELP PLEASE  (Read 5901 times)

wakocoke5

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I did all the instructions correctly with the boot manager. im using windows xp and im trying to boot from a usb so that i can install my windows 7 but my bios doesnt support it. so i decided to try this out but it didnt work for me. when the boot manager came up there were 2 choices windows xp and plop boot manager but when i chose plop it only showed a blinking white "xo" . what should i do. im so confused and frustrated right now.

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Re: did all the directions correctly but still doesn't work. HELP PLEASE
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2009, 10:29:18 AM »
I did all the instructions correctly with the boot manager. im using windows xp and im trying to boot from a usb so that i can install my windows 7 but my bios doesnt support it. so i decided to try this out but it didnt work for me. when the boot manager came up there were 2 choices windows xp and plop boot manager but when i chose plop it only showed a blinking white "xo" . what should i do. im so confused and frustrated right now.

Don't know if this is the right solution.
Could you check if the plop file is fragmeted? The plpbt.bin must not be fragmeted! Use contig to take care, that plpbt.bin is not fragmented. Read the howto on the next link:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897428.aspx

If it is fragmeted, ask Elmar because I had the same problem a while ago and "thought :D" we were able to fix it.

If you have a floppy drive or cd-rw it maybe easier to put the bootloader on it.
« Last Edit: December 29, 2009, 12:07:23 PM by walterav »

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Re: did all the directions correctly but still doesn't work. HELP PLEASE
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2009, 11:18:27 AM »
hi wakocoke5,
please send me the infos like here http://forum.plop.at/index.php/topic,107.0.html
maybe we can find the bug and fix it. this problem does not happen often and i was not able to reproduce it on any of my pc's.

regards
elmar