I am surprised that you are seeing the standard menu. I remember from
Partition Magic that it had its own. I haven't used a boot manager in four
or five years, though, so what do I know.
In reading page 93 of the Disk Director 10 manual it is not clear to me that
the option to hide an OS hides operating systems from each other. It looks
like it is an option to remove an entry from the menu for some other reason,
such as hiding from other users, etc. Can you check this out?
"John Barnett MVP" <firstname.lastname@example.org.NOSPAM> wrote in message
> Then perhaps the problem lies with the Vista boot menu? I'm certainly not
> using BootItNG i'm only using the standard windows dual boot menu. But, as
> i say, boot to XP and then back to Vista and 'boom' all restore points
> As i have a copy of Acronis Disk Director on my XP drive, i might use
> TweakUI to 'unhide' the partition and then use Disk Director to hide it
> and see if that makes any difference. I don't think it will, but i'll give
> it a try.
> Colin i bugged, like many other, the problem of disappearing restore
> points during the beta test ( and this was bugged on every single build) .
> All i got in reply was 'this will not be fixed'
> Okay, they haven't fixed it, but i believe Microsoft have a duty to the
> people who buy Vista to provide a work around fort hose that dual boot.
> Not everyone can afford Enterpise and Ultimate, so they can forget
> Bitlocker. What people need is a solid, realiable, workaround that works;
> not something that's hit or miss! Is anyone from Microsoft listening? I
> doubt it!
> John Barnett MVP
> Associate Expert
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> "Colin Barnhorst" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I don't know what to say. You are demostrating that hiding the drive is
>>not sufficient. However, during TechBeta the testers found out that using
>>a boot manager like BootItNG http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/ did work
>>and using BitLocker also worked, but nothing else did. Your findings are
>>terribly important, that's for sure.
>> "John Barnett MVP" <firstname.lastname@example.org.NOSPAM> wrote in message
>>> As I stated in a previous post TweakUI installed on the XP partition
>>> will allow you to 'hide' the vista partition. But, personally, i don't
>>> think hiding the partition works. Again today i have had to use XP and,
>>> again, after rebooting to Vista, the restore points on Vista have
>>> disappeared again!
>>> John Barnett MVP
>>> Associate Expert
>>> Windows Shell/User