To enable booting to Windows XP, change the boot sector using the
bootsect program on the Vista DVD: bootsect /nt52 sys
On Sun, 19 Apr 2009 12:41:22 -0500, JayEmGray
>I partitioned a 20Gb section of my hard drive and started installing
>Vista as a new installation in that area. The installation did its first
>restart then got about 20 seconds into the boot up, where the green
>heartbeat bar ripples at the bottom of the screen, then restarted. This
>has quickly become a loop I cannot get out of.
>Essentially, I have two issues to contend with here. How to get the
>installation to continue witout constantly rebooting or how to cancel
>the installation and get my regular Windows XP to boot up again. The
>latter option will probably be the easiest I think.