It should be - don't forget that sometimes they release patches for previous
versions of Windows so that they are then compatible with a program ready to
be released later on in the future.
But the BCDEDIT is still a bit crap at times, so bare with it
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"John" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> John wrote:
>> 3) Reboot to the recovery console and type:
>> fixboot - OK
>> fixmbr - results in a warning of nonstandard boot manager, continuing may
>> corrupt partitions, went ahead anyways since I didn't really have a
>> choice in the matter.
>> Now, since I deleted the Windows Vista partition I don't have
>> BCDEDIT.EXE, so I can't even try to configure my boot manager to add new
>> boot options!
>> Is there some way to repair the BCD boot manager without installing
>> Windows Vista?
> I just have to reiterate, how is it possible that MS has released a boot
> manager that is not backwards compatible with earlier Windows versions? I
> cannot understand this.