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II robot Top▲Future is AOP & PPA Digital Publisher of the Year and BMA Media Company of the Year.This siteis part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital That would lead to Vista being unbootable and force you to perform a repair installation before you every use the OS.Hope this helps,John Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The C: drive contains Windows Vista and as Windows XP can read NTFS partitions it can browse and modify Vista's file structure. However, when I boot into that, after the initial login screen, it just goes black, showing no more than a mouse pointer.

When I boot to XP, XP is listed as drive C and VISTA is listed as drive D. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 8, 2009 7:43 PM PST In reply to: Dual Boot With Two Hard=Drives (1)Sata-Vista (2)IDE-XP You might have posted a request for help in an old VISTA has usually a hidden partition at the end of the main HDD; this can be NTFS-COMPRESSED, allowing SP1, etc to be added to it, but cannot be transferred to a Well there are several reasons, the most important being that my partitioning tools (Acronis DiskDirector & TrueImage) run on it and not on Vista.

As the release schedule kept dragging out, WinFS was dropped, along with a number of other core components. When the system reboots it won't bring up a boot menu. Haven't tried re-installing from one DUAL-LAYER DVD yet.

I was so put off, that I just used very agressive power options to turn off my disks and monitor, and that's the way I've run XP and Vista too) so Then right click the unallocated and create a partition to install 7 on. Without the dvd in it just goes straight to XP.Any thoughts on what else I can try to do to fix this? Looks I have to do some copy, pasting and editing files.

If that's what you want, go ahead.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Dual Boot With Two Hard=Drives (1)Sata-Vista (2)IDE-XP by Eugene I / November 8, 2009 6:01 PM I used DriveImage XML to clone my drive to the empty partition. How could be this possible??? their about 128 mb each i found it at neosmart , they have some really helpfull down loads try going to and run a search Dec 5, 2008 #2

Aug 19, 2009 at 12:47 pm Diego Burga saysOHH thanks for your answer !but are you sure?? You should be able to see the space you reclaimed on the disk earlier which has become "unallocated space". Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks, Nirmal Dec 31, 2008 at 6:17 am Damien saysNirmal,You might have to change the drive letter for the newly partitioned drive in Vista. Tip When dual booting with another OS (ex: Vista or XP), you may not always have that OS partition show up in Computer with a driver letter in Windows 7.

I do not want to reinstall Vista unless this is the only way in getting a dual boot system. Shall keep a lookout because I just clean install Ubuntu 8.10 and seeing if there is anything I should install. They both showed up. The boot loader has XP and Vista listed but not Win 7.

triple boot with XP and Vista32 solved Can i dual boot windows vista 32 bit and windows 7 professional 64 bit 2 HDD Dual Boot - W8 (already installed) + XP Go to the "Add/Remove Entries" tab. Here's How:1. I have a Sata with Vista.

They'll wait for you to read the 64 posts in this discussion. Option 3 - Using Disk Management Using the Disk Management GUI is really no different to using DISKPART (it's the GUI frontend to the DISKPART utility) but using the GUI does Maybe that's just me and my 21 + year old eyes failing but I have seen numerous cases with OEM Product where the plastic covering is just ripped off and tossed Source What changes did you do in your bios?

I partitioned correctly using vista disk management and formatted the xp partition using ntfs file system. Now type in LIST VOLUME - this gives you a readout of the volumes available on the system. Dec 23, 2008 at 5:42 pm Nirmal saysHi Damien,I am having a system with vista ultimate already installed and want to dual boot it with XP.

by John.Wilkinson / October 3, 2007 1:00 PM PDT In reply to: XP install after Vista64 install I believe YankeesNYwins is thinking about having you create two separately bootable HDs, either

No, create an account now. a removable drive kit. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get to choose the option of Vista or XP without having the Vista Install dvd in the drive. Change Type to "Windows NT/2k/XP/2k3" and the Name to "Microsoft Windows XP".

Jan 12, 2009 #7 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. On the product key page press SHIFT + F10 to launch a Windows PE 2.0 command window. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just have to ask by GenRommel / December 23, 2007 4:46 AM PST In reply to: Thanks everyone............ Mar 3, 2009 at 11:13 pm Stephen saysI have a question.

sry if this is smiler to what people have said before but, I have read other forum threads where people make a huge deal about changing RAID/BOIS configs to dual boot So your saying that if XP is already installed on my comp, I just need to install Vista on my empty drive while both drives are connected and the dual boot Mar 25, 2009 at 8:01 pm Damien saysBoot up with the Vista installer DVD. I have an upstairs FROG that is roughly 20x18 with a U shaped desk..

The key to the solution was: GRUB. Currently, for example nothing prevents me from booting XP when I've put one of the Vista's into hibernation. If your hard drive isn't 'seen,' that's usually the main reason.2.) Be sure to install XP first, regardless of which HD you're installing it to. You might want to give Nero burner a try?

thirdlyuse EASYBCD to modify the vista bootloader to read as follows:There are a total of 2 entries listed in the Vista Bootloader.Bootloader Timeout: 3 seconds.Default OS: Microsoft Windows VistaEntry #1Name: Microsoft I may end up reinstall Vista? Can you enlighten me with this? But I do not want to go into CMOS everytime I want to change over to XP if I am using Vista most of the time.

Do I need to take any other steps? This seems like the best tech site ever and is now in my favorites. Dec 6, 2008 #4 Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345 +11 There's no need to download / install anything extra if you can type a couple of command line commands. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones

Can I follow this same procedure for vista-windows 7 dualboot?When I tried to shrink my C: partition it is not letting me shrink more than 1mb. Run command prompt as administrator, then type bcdedit.