troubleshooting Question

Stop Error: INACCESSIBLE_BOOT DEVICE

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heheman3000Flag for United States of America asked on
Windows 2000
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The stop error occurs when the system starts, after the graphical "Windows 2000 Server Family" screen is seen. It occurred after moving an OS to another computer and doing a number of things to let the system boot to the first hard drive.

Please view the problem before this one, located at https://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Win2000/Q_20345102.html it has all the info you need.

Also:

The system booted fine before to another Windows 2000 installation on the second hard drive, so that might be a clue. Also, using ghost to copy a backup of the OS from another hard drive reveals the error: Unable to update file boot.ini: too many partitions. All other files copy. This problem really perplexes me, as I would like to avoid a reinstallation.

Any other questions, please ask.
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