Dual Boot Help

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Jan 26, 2008

Dual Boot Help by gov78 at 11:55 AM (759 Views / 0 Likes) 6 replies

  1. gov78
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    Ok right now im using vista n i dont like it for gaming at all. so want to make a dual boot system on my vista desktop. i got 2 hard drives one with all my vista stuff on it n one completely clear i just wanted to know how i would set this up so i could have vista and Xp running. If you know any sites with guides that would help.
     
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    Yes. Google. Type in "Dual Boot Vista XP" and click Search. It's pretty simple since you have a spare drive.
     
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    Easy.
    First make two partitions of your drive.
    Then first install XP on one partition.
    And then install Vista on the other partition.
    Then you are finished [​IMG]
     
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    iv already got vista installed i just want to install xp on the other...also how do i partion my other harddrive? YES I AM A NooB on the software side of things [​IMG]
     
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    No can do. You have to first install the earliest operating system or else it won't recognise the dual boot.

    So to have a dual boot, XP & Vista, you'll have to install XP, then install Vista.
     
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    http://apcmag.com/5485/dualbooting_vista_and_xp
     
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    That's just crazy. You can use VistaBootPRO to configure a dual boot if you had Vista installed before an XP install. I would recommend installing XP on a separate drive with the Vista drive disabled because the drive letter will change.
     

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