Need to get Server 2003 C drive partition booting up

Have got a clients Server 2003 hard drive returned after drive failed and all files are within to folders called NTFS.
I need to get this booting up again and I've tried creating two new partitions on a new drive and copying all the contents of both NTFS folders to both partitions but I'm not struggling to get the drive to boot from the C: partition.

Any ideas would be most grateful..
scratcheIT ConsultantAsked:
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Not clear what you mean, do you have install media to install, do you gave backups to restore data?

Clone the old drive and see what boot errors you get.
Repair install ....
scratcheIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Sorry, drive failed and recovery data company retrieved the data, but when saving it then placed it within two NTFS folders on a new drive.
I've made a copy of the drive and tried to make the drive bootable for this fails each time.

I just need to get the drive booting up so that I can then convert it over to VM
Repair install?
Check the drive has active bit set.
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scratcheIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Repair install doesn't work..
Attached is the file structure I've been provided on a drive.

How do you check the drive has active bit set?
The ntfs reovery, a separate drive is need into which the structure would be to pull all folders out of ntfs and have at the to

Program filed
Documents and settings

The repair install may require that you use the server's oS Installl that would provide the drivers to the storage and other that are not included in the oS install media.
One other thing, the p1 p2 may suggest that the recovered data came from two partitions.
scratcheIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Yes, I've tried that.
Created two partitions on another drive and copied the files into both partitions.
Marked the C: drive partition as active but still not booting up...
What hardware is it on? What about repair install of Windows 2003 on the new drive/partition?
scratcheIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Its a Dell PowerEdge 2850, was on three SCSI drives on Raid 5.
Now it's on a 250GB Serial/ATA drive after the data was recovered.

I've tried repairing using Windows server 2003 disk but this fails each time....  For the last few hours I've created a new Server 2003 VM machine with two partitions and I've copied over both partition data to both partitions.  Now waiting for a vm datastore to move over and then I will know if this has worked.
Unless you had specific applications installed that required specific configuration, it would be best (and less time consuming) to build a new machine and copy the data over as you did.

Even if you have to reinstall the apps and errors occur, at least those errors would tell where the data is supposed to be and you can just redirect it.
scratcheIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
I had to scrap the server due to the cost of repair that would have been.

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