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dual boot on the same drive

  1. #1


    xp noob Guest

    dual boot on the same drive

    is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and partion, if not
    can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just one drive
    (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having to
    reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different drives?

    and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of vista x64
    and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?

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  2. #2


    Andre Da Costa [Extended64] Guest

    Re: dual boot on the same drive

    Yes, you can dual boot XP Home, Vista x86 and x64, just make sure have your
    RAID drivers to install your storage device.
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    "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    > is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and partion, if
    > not
    > can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just one
    > drive
    > (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having to
    > reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different drives?
    >
    > and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of vista x64
    > and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?



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  3. #3


    xp noob Guest

    Re: dual boot on the same drive

    wel i kinda of meen, can i install all three os's on the same partion or do i
    have to break the raid and istall xp on one hd and vist x86 and x64 on the
    other hdd?

    "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:

    > Yes, you can dual boot XP Home, Vista x86 and x64, just make sure have your
    > RAID drivers to install your storage device.
    > --
    > Andre
    > Windows Connected | http://www.windowsconnected.com
    > Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:3CDF6A8D-29DA-4A1B-BDF8-AA7B5A51AFA6@microsoft.com...
    > > is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and partion, if
    > > not
    > > can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just one
    > > drive
    > > (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having to
    > > reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different drives?
    > >
    > > and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of vista x64
    > > and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?

    >


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  4. #4


    xp noob Guest

    Re: dual boot on the same drive

    also is there any way i can download the beta istead of buying it?

    can all three os's be on the same hdd/raid partion? like one partion holds
    all or is it better to install vista on a sepperate hdd from xp home?

    "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:

    > Yes, you can dual boot XP Home, Vista x86 and x64, just make sure have your
    > RAID drivers to install your storage device.
    > --
    > Andre
    > Windows Connected | http://www.windowsconnected.com
    > Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:3CDF6A8D-29DA-4A1B-BDF8-AA7B5A51AFA6@microsoft.com...
    > > is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and partion, if
    > > not
    > > can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just one
    > > drive
    > > (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having to
    > > reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different drives?
    > >
    > > and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of vista x64
    > > and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?

    >


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  5. #5


    Andre Da Costa [Extended64] Guest

    Re: dual boot on the same drive

    No, you can't dual boot Vista x86 or x64 on the same drive, both require
    separate partitions, especially Vista x64 since there would be conflicts
    between the Program Files x86 and Program Files x64 folder, its just
    impossible.
    --
    Andre
    Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
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    "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    newsDD21448-D319-4F2C-9BC9-425E84D8BD58@microsoft.com...
    > wel i kinda of meen, can i install all three os's on the same partion or
    > do i
    > have to break the raid and istall xp on one hd and vist x86 and x64 on the
    > other hdd?
    >
    > "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:
    >
    >> Yes, you can dual boot XP Home, Vista x86 and x64, just make sure have
    >> your
    >> RAID drivers to install your storage device.
    >> --
    >> Andre
    >> Windows Connected | http://www.windowsconnected.com
    >> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >> "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:3CDF6A8D-29DA-4A1B-BDF8-AA7B5A51AFA6@microsoft.com...
    >> > is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and partion,
    >> > if
    >> > not
    >> > can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just one
    >> > drive
    >> > (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having to
    >> > reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different
    >> > drives?
    >> >
    >> > and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of vista
    >> > x64
    >> > and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?

    >>




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  6. #6


    xp noob Guest

    Re: dual boot on the same drive

    ok, so is 80 G big enough for vista X32 and Vista X64 respectively, partion
    160 int0 80,80 partions

    "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:

    > No, you can't dual boot Vista x86 or x64 on the same drive, both require
    > separate partitions, especially Vista x64 since there would be conflicts
    > between the Program Files x86 and Program Files x64 folder, its just
    > impossible.
    > --
    > Andre
    > Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > newsDD21448-D319-4F2C-9BC9-425E84D8BD58@microsoft.com...
    > > wel i kinda of meen, can i install all three os's on the same partion or
    > > do i
    > > have to break the raid and istall xp on one hd and vist x86 and x64 on the
    > > other hdd?
    > >
    > > "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:
    > >
    > >> Yes, you can dual boot XP Home, Vista x86 and x64, just make sure have
    > >> your
    > >> RAID drivers to install your storage device.
    > >> --
    > >> Andre
    > >> Windows Connected | http://www.windowsconnected.com
    > >> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > >> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > >> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > >> "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > >> news:3CDF6A8D-29DA-4A1B-BDF8-AA7B5A51AFA6@microsoft.com...
    > >> > is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and partion,
    > >> > if
    > >> > not
    > >> > can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just one
    > >> > drive
    > >> > (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having to
    > >> > reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different
    > >> > drives?
    > >> >
    > >> > and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of vista
    > >> > x64
    > >> > and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?
    > >>

    >
    >
    >


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  7. #7


    Andre Da Costa [Extended64] Guest

    Re: dual boot on the same drive

    Definitely enough for both.
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    Andre
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    Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta

    "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:ED5F0879-8258-484B-B3DD-0F86E2D4BC55@microsoft.com...
    > ok, so is 80 G big enough for vista X32 and Vista X64 respectively,
    > partion
    > 160 int0 80,80 partions
    >
    > "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:
    >
    >> No, you can't dual boot Vista x86 or x64 on the same drive, both require
    >> separate partitions, especially Vista x64 since there would be conflicts
    >> between the Program Files x86 and Program Files x64 folder, its just
    >> impossible.
    >> --
    >> Andre
    >> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >> "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> newsDD21448-D319-4F2C-9BC9-425E84D8BD58@microsoft.com...
    >> > wel i kinda of meen, can i install all three os's on the same partion
    >> > or
    >> > do i
    >> > have to break the raid and istall xp on one hd and vist x86 and x64 on
    >> > the
    >> > other hdd?
    >> >
    >> > "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:
    >> >
    >> >> Yes, you can dual boot XP Home, Vista x86 and x64, just make sure have
    >> >> your
    >> >> RAID drivers to install your storage device.
    >> >> --
    >> >> Andre
    >> >> Windows Connected | http://www.windowsconnected.com
    >> >> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    >> >> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    >> >> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    >> >> "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> >> news:3CDF6A8D-29DA-4A1B-BDF8-AA7B5A51AFA6@microsoft.com...
    >> >> > is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and
    >> >> > partion,
    >> >> > if
    >> >> > not
    >> >> > can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just
    >> >> > one
    >> >> > drive
    >> >> > (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having
    >> >> > to
    >> >> > reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different
    >> >> > drives?
    >> >> >
    >> >> > and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of
    >> >> > vista
    >> >> > x64
    >> >> > and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?
    >> >>

    >>
    >>
    >>




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  8. #8


    xp noob Guest

    Re: dual boot on the same drive

    ok, i found the cpp site, but whats with the download page, it just says
    thank you for your interest in the beta, or something like that?

    i mean is microsoft really having some trouble keeping up with that demand
    or are they just forcing us to buy the dvd kit?

    "xp noob" wrote:

    > also is there any way i can download the beta istead of buying it?
    >
    > can all three os's be on the same hdd/raid partion? like one partion holds
    > all or is it better to install vista on a sepperate hdd from xp home?
    >
    > "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" wrote:
    >
    > > Yes, you can dual boot XP Home, Vista x86 and x64, just make sure have your
    > > RAID drivers to install your storage device.
    > > --
    > > Andre
    > > Windows Connected | http://www.windowsconnected.com
    > > Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
    > > Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
    > > http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
    > > "xp noob" <xpnoob@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:3CDF6A8D-29DA-4A1B-BDF8-AA7B5A51AFA6@microsoft.com...
    > > > is it possible to dual boot with vista on the same drive and partion, if
    > > > not
    > > > can anybody tell me how to move my windows system and all to just one
    > > > drive
    > > > (i am using raid 0 right now , 2 drives, 120 + 160) without having to
    > > > reinstall it, xp home, when i break the raid to use two different drives?
    > > >
    > > > and also if i wanted to, is it possible to create a dual boot of vista x64
    > > > and x32 on one drive with xp on the other?

    > >


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