I was trying to create a multiboot disk where I could boot into XP. Already had Win 7 installed so I partioned 50gb free and the multiboot software said to restore a disk image to that partition. The disk image software would not restore to the extended partition but seemed to try to restore to the main C: master boot record. And after that I have nothing that works on the computer. I can't reinstall the Win 7 because the harddisk is not seen. I can't install Win XP cause it cannot see the harddisk. I tried loading the harddisk as a USB drive and I can see it on another computer as an external drive but I cannot seem to get my Dell Vostro to see it. I tried loading the Intel Matrix Driver for mass storage on the Vostro and still it does not see the harddisk. When I explore for drivers it does show the C: drive on the places to explore for drivers but nothing is accessable there.
I know this is very technicle - any knowledgeable help will be appreciated for my husband.