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How to Make a Partition Bootable

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I would like to know why Bootit NG says my newly created partitions (created by Bootit NG) are described as being not bootable ("bootable: No") due to their locations under properties. How do I make them bootable?

I created 2 HPFS/NTFS partitions on my 40 GB HD. Partition 0 (MBR 0) is a 25 GB partition. Partition 1 (MBR 1) is a 12 GB partition on the same drive. If I click on either one and select properties it tells me that it may not be bootable by some O.Ss.?  My goal is to load XP on the 25 GB partiton and use the 12 GB partiton for program files.

What do I need to do to make these partitons bootable, especially the 25 GB one and why does Bootit say it is not? Resizing has not helped. Thanks.
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