Problems with Software

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Other Partitioners such as FDISK and PartitionMagic:

 

Problem:

While the bootmanager BootStar is installed in the profi mode, the partition table is considered "damaged"

 

1st Solution (Recommended):

Use only the program of the bootmanager BootStar to partition your hard drive.

 

2nd Solution:

Deinstall the bootmanager BootStar temporarily while using the other partitioner:

1.Deinstall bootmanager BootStar
2.Use other partitioner
3.Reinstall bootmanager BootStar

 

3rd Solution:

Install the bootmanager BootStar in the standard mode.

 

Problem:

While the bootmanager BootStar is installed in the profi mode, partitions exist, which are not described in the master boot record partition table.

 

Solution:

See above

 

See also:

How it works (Overview)

 

 

Drive Image Programs Such As Norton Ghost / Powerquest Driveimage:

 

Problem:

While the bootmanager BootStar is installed, the partition table is considered "damaged"

 

1. Solution (Recommended):

Use the drive image programs before installing the bootmanager BootStar. This eliminates these problems.

 

2. Solution:

Use the drive imaging features of the bootmanager BootStar.

 

3. Solution:

(Temporarily) deactivate "BootStar Dummies":

1.Deactivate "BootStar Dummies"
2.Use drive image program
3.Activate "BootStar Dummies" (if desired)

 

See also:

BootStar Dummies

 

 

Other Bootmanager with Installation in Master Boot Record:

 

Problem:

The bootmanager BootStar also installs to the master boot record

 

Solution:

None available: You can only install one program in the master boot record at this time!

 

 

Anti-Virus Programs:

Problem:

Anti-Virus program is reporting a virus in the master boot record for the bootmanager BootStar.

 

Solution:

Unnecessary: The bootmanager program BootStar changes the master boot record, thus some antivirus programs erroneously report this change as a virus.

 

 

Norton Antivirus

Problem:

Norton Anti-virus reports a "bloodhound.boot" warning for the bootmanager BootStar and the emergency disk.

 

Solution:

Unnecessary: This message is only a warning for a possible virus and does not indicate the actual identification of such a virus.

 

 

See also:

Problems (Overview)

Problems with DOS / Windows 95/98/ME

Problems with Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista

Problems with Linux

Problems with Hardware