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Bug#394963: installation: Problems with dual booting Dell D600 with winXP pro in the first partition (hd0, 0). After installing the Dell Etch Beta 3, Windows fails to boot and I get the blue screen of death.

I had the same issue somewhere around October 2006 with Windows XP Home on
a ThinkPad R40e. I still have the offending system waiting for me to get
round to fixing it.

> - Which filesystem did you use for XP? NTFS or VFAT?


> - How did you install XP? To the whole disk or to a smaller partition?

smaller partition

> - How did you set up the partitions to be used by Debian?

hda1 - Windows C:
hda2 - Windows D:
free space (0.92MiB)
hda3 - Debian /
hda5 - Debian swap
hda6 - Debian /home

The Windows error message (BSOD) says something like this:
STOP 0x000000ED (0x81?????? 0xC???????, 0x????????, 0x????????)

On this matter, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297185 says:
"If the second parameter (0xbbbbbbbb) of the Stop error is 0xC0000032,
then the file system is damaged.
If this is the case, restart the computer to the Recovery Console, and
then use the chkdsk /r command to repair the volume.".

chkdsk /r says "The volume appears to contain one or more unrecoverable

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