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Dumm question from Newbie, about Mutli-boot

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    pm32611 Guest

    Dumm question from Newbie, about Mutli-boot

    I have searched, but I guess in all the wrong places. I am right now
    downloading Vista, which will be installed on a secondary hard drive. I want
    to set up so that I can still boot to XP, if desired. Somebody show me what
    is staring me in the face, because I just cant see it.

    Thanks

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  3. #2


    Mike Lowery Guest

    Re: Dumm question from Newbie, about Mutli-boot


    "pm32611" <pm32611@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:32B46279-EC4B-4D02-A9ED-11D36B476790@microsoft.com...
    >I have searched, but I guess in all the wrong places. I am right now
    > downloading Vista, which will be installed on a secondary hard drive. I want
    > to set up so that I can still boot to XP, if desired. Somebody show me what
    > is staring me in the face, because I just cant see it.


    Vista supports this with a new boot loader. I've got XP, 2003, and Vista all
    loaded on one partition and it works fine.



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    pm32611 Guest

    Re: Dumm question from Newbie, about Mutli-boot


    Thanks


    "Mike Lowery" wrote:

    >
    > "pm32611" <pm32611@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:32B46279-EC4B-4D02-A9ED-11D36B476790@microsoft.com...
    > >I have searched, but I guess in all the wrong places. I am right now
    > > downloading Vista, which will be installed on a secondary hard drive. I want
    > > to set up so that I can still boot to XP, if desired. Somebody show me what
    > > is staring me in the face, because I just cant see it.

    >
    > Vista supports this with a new boot loader. I've got XP, 2003, and Vista all
    > loaded on one partition and it works fine.
    >
    >
    >


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    Mike Lowery Guest

    Re: Dumm question from Newbie, about Mutli-boot


    "Mike Lowery" <selfspam@mouse-potato.com> wrote in message
    news:eeo0hmXkGHA.4444@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >
    > "pm32611" <pm32611@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:32B46279-EC4B-4D02-A9ED-11D36B476790@microsoft.com...
    >>I have searched, but I guess in all the wrong places. I am right now
    >> downloading Vista, which will be installed on a secondary hard drive. I want
    >> to set up so that I can still boot to XP, if desired. Somebody show me what
    >> is staring me in the face, because I just cant see it.

    >
    > Vista supports this with a new boot loader. I've got XP, 2003, and Vista all
    > loaded on one partition and it works fine.


    Oops, I meant to say I have it all loaded on one drive (separate partitions.)



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  6. #5


    Wendell A. Clark Guest

    Re: Dumm question from Newbie, about Mutli-boot

    If you just the advanced option and pick the new partition Windows vista
    will load a bootloader for you ;-)


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    "pm32611" <pm32611@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:32B46279-EC4B-4D02-A9ED-11D36B476790@microsoft.com...
    >I have searched, but I guess in all the wrong places. I am right now
    > downloading Vista, which will be installed on a secondary hard drive. I
    > want
    > to set up so that I can still boot to XP, if desired. Somebody show me
    > what
    > is staring me in the face, because I just cant see it.
    >
    > Thanks




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