I did everything you suggested, but it didn't work. Gonna try some of the
other suggestions...thanks much.
"Fishb8" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I'm no guru but have just done a Vista/XP dual boot. You need to download
> VistaBootPro 3.3 & .Net Framework 2.0 (from Microsoft, both free).
> Install the .NetFramework 2.0, first then the VistaBootPro.
> Open Vista BootPro, ignore the prompt to back up your BCD. Go to the
> Bootloader tab and "Re-install the Vista bootloader".
> Next, go the diagnostics tab and select "Run Diagnostics". Here you can
> rename both OS and select whichever one you want for default + the timer
> to chose, at boot-up.
>> You must also copy out and restore a hidden file bootmgr. Sorry.
>> "Hiawatha Bray" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>I have a PC with two hard drives, one with XP, the other Vista. I had
>>>them dual-booting nicely, using the Windows Boot Manager that I installed
>>>when I first installed Vista. But I just did a complete reinstall of XP,
>>>and the boot manager is gone. I don't know how to reinstall the boot
>>>manager so I can dual-boot again. The machine just boots into XP. I
>>>want to use both. How can I reinstall the boot manager? Thanks.