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it says i have 20 gig used on disk c and disk d is not formatted. If you can, I'd recommend you to reformat your computer, since major upgrades can cause problems with existing XP installs. I partitioned 12 GB for Vista RC's. My XP works fine. check over here

Like many others, I want to install Vista 64-bit. Reply Long Zheng says: September 19, 2006 at 10:53 am @Vanido: Try downloading this 32-bit version. It would initially run a disk check and then reboot and reboot. I dual-boot between VISTA & WinXP Pro SP2.

If I use the boot manager of one of the Windows-versions in the MBR it will prevent that problem. If you see only the C: drive, it means that the new partition does not exist. FYI My current boot.ini on my C: drive looks like this: ; ;Warning: Boot.ini is used on Windows XP and earlier operating systems. ;Warning: Use BCDEDIT.exe to modify Windows Vista boot

  • Then, I'd have to worry about where the current version of each document resided.
  • If anyone has any issues, please post it in comments and I'll try to resolve it.
  • You will use this entry to boot into Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and earlier operating systems (if installed on the computer)." This seems to imply that the boot.ini file on

I found out that they were fine, everything still worked. When i installed Vista I decided to format my complete hard drive (everything important is backed up externally of course) and create 2 partitions in it and installed 1 on vista Boot your computer in to Windows XP. Please re=install a copy of the above file."I tried to reinstall it by booting with the xp cd, running the repair utility, and expand the hal.dll file from the xp cd

I installed XP first on drive D first. Microsoft has made this step very simple as well. xp was on drive c with out vist install so i named that drive XP, then added the second drive and install vista to it and named it vista so that https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dual-booting-xp-pro-32-bit-and-vista-unltimate-64-bit-312696/ if not, i'd like to wipe it clean with xp but how do i solve those errors in the install?

Sep 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm Jeune saysI am not that techie type but can I use Verbatim mediastation external hard drive for dual booting? i have installed vista with a burned DVD, and now it doesn't recognize the SP2 windows xp intall cd… please, i will very thankfull if you help me Reply Long Zheng If not, but the Vista boot loader is gone, then you can safely leave those files and folders. Now comes the interesting part.

I am running my OS on 2- 36 GB Raptor drives in Raid 0 for speed. https://neosmart.net/forums/threads/how-to-dual-boot-vista-32-bit-and-vista-64-bit-on-1-drive.2941/ Reply OkComp says: October 24, 2006 at 1:13 pm Hi, I tried to upgrade the OS and at the last step of the installation I got a message saying that it And oddly enough the windows boot menu referenced another instance of Vista (the older 5728 release). This methot just worked prefecty :D!

Everything was good until near the end of the installation, Vista BSOD'ed. check my blog bios password How Do I getg the Max Speed from my internet? Terry Baker of fine scones. Reply Mike says: October 31, 2006 at 6:07 am I formated my Vista drive and now I have the Vista boot option when I start my computer but I don't have

Helena, Nov 28, 2008 #9 Terry60 Coastline Designer Staff Member Joined: Nov 9, 2007 Messages: 10,080 Likes Received: 45 Trophy Points: 48 Occupation: Retired System Programmer Location: Wiltshire, England Glad you've A solution in the forum could also be useful to other future visitors, so PLEASE, no private requests. (they won't be answered !) Terry60, Nov 23, 2008 #6 Helena New Member that looks like what i need. this content You can boot using the XP CD and try to use the fixmbr command in the repair process.

NewFix boot errors with our recovery disk Download Easy Recovery Essentials Using Windows 8?Download recovery disk for Windows 8 Using Windows 7?Download recovery disk for Windows 7 Using Windows Vista?Download recovery The resulting DOS window seemed to indicate that vista boot loader is deleted. AMD turion X2.

Windows XP only runs on 32-bit system.

I will check this blog often. 🙂 Reply Jack Roberts says: September 20, 2006 at 7:51 am Hello, You guide worked perfectly for removing my XP Pro/Vista dual boot. I can access everything fine but couldnt delete the old vista windows and documents folder. I tried to edit boot.ini, but everything looks fine there. says: November 18, 2006 at 7:16 am I hope you can help with this problem Long..

Anyway, I have the 32bit version dvd of vista. What can I do to bypass this step? (The same ISO DVD worked fine on another computer so I don't think it's corrupt. Because that is all I have. have a peek at these guys Cheers!

I've also heard fdisk might be able to rectify matters but am not sure how i can get to a prompt to try this. vista went on the blank and it wont display anything, so Now I want to go back to xp and since everything is there I was going to delete the vista And you'll want to format your I: partition to remove Vista. Did you use the Vista installer disk to repair the boot record?Alternatively, if the above steps don't work, download and install Easybcd on your WinXP.

now, even though i have deleted vista the vista boot selection menu still exists and i dont know how to get rid of it. Now, I have installed Vista RC2 on this laptop before in a single OS configuration and it does work. preferably without installing XP again [email protected] Ask a new question Read More Configuration Windows XP Computers Windows Vista Dual Boot Related Resources Vista 64 Bit and XP 32 Bit Dual Boot

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