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I am a MCSE student with Multiple Boot computers.  On the computer in question I have a C-drive which contains XP Professional, D-drive contains 2K Professional, & E-drive contains 2K Adv. Svr. & a F-drive (80gb data drive). During one of my labs I was instructed me to blow away my Advanced Server OS, and reload.  This worked correctly and I can get into my 2K Professional OS, but I was not able to load my XP Professional.  I decided to repair my XP Prof. boot by reloading my XP Professional from the orginal CD, and while doing so I recveived this error message during the installing devices portion:
 
unregmp2.exe Entry Point not Found
The procedure entry point GetIUMS could not be located in the dynamic link library MSDART.DLL
 
This stops the reinstalling of the XP OS.  Is their a way to correct this error without completely reinstalling a clean copy of Win XP Prof?
 
May be through one of the other OS's?
Any other thoughts?
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Try booting into recovery console and typing:

FIXBOOT

Also check these sites for information on how to perform a repair install of XP:
 http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
 http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm (Last Known Good/Safe Mode/Recovery Console/Repair)
 http://www.windowsreinstall.com/ (Choose Pro or Home from the side-bar)
 http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=306084 (Restore to previous state)

In-place upgrade: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=315341

How to access Safe Mode:
  http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm#How%20to%20access%20Safe%20Mode:

How to access Last Known Good (LKG):
 http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm#How%20to%20access%20Last%20Known%20Good%20Configuration:

Recovery Console:
  http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm#How%20to%20access%20the%20Recovery%20Console:

How to recover from a Corrupted Registry where XP won't start:
 http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307545
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Your version of msdart.dll may be corrupt: run sfc /scannow to see if that will fix it.

I have also rerun the repair install when I got this error and everything was ok the second time.
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