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Dual Booting Vista 64-bit With XP Pro 32-bit?

Thanks! You should backup your files on Vista then format. Here is the setup:computer has 4 hd; 320gb ide, 2x120gb SATA, 750gb SATA. The resulting DOS window seemed to indicate that vista boot loader is deleted. Source

Reply Randomskratch says: September 14, 2006 at 9:12 am I have the same problem as ellobo encountered. Then make sure you get your XP install working, and from that, install Vista. Would you be able to help me with this? I couldn't recall my administrator password, so I installed Windows server 2003 to get back online. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dual-booting-xp-pro-32-bit-and-vista-unltimate-64-bit-312696/

Make sure the XP CD is SP2 (or whichever service pack you're running), otherwise it may cause problems. HOw do I start the installation? I have tried to use disk clean upetc tells me I don't have any space at all I am totally confused thank you would like to hear some advice from someone

  1. Whether you will be able to install custom applications which miggt be preloaded on your laptop is completely different question- Henry-JohnsonMay 8, 2015, 9:19 PM I am planning on using XP,
  2. Everything worked fine and the OS select screen disappeared.
  3. I have an onboard Soundmax soundcard an a C-media CSI8738 PCI card of which I can't find any drivers for Vista.

Can you enlighten me with this? Any suggestions on how to fix this?Thanks!! I currently am experiencing glitchy display images as well as not being able to use the search bar next to the windows start menu. Setup is still in the boot record being previously half way done.

When you are in the repair tool, use the "fixmbr" function to get back your XP bootloader. Does this suggest the RC1 installation is blocking my access to the bulk of this drive. Then upgrade 7 to 10, XP most likely won`t boot after that, but once again you just use EasyBCD to scan for and add XP back to the boot screen, someone http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2636814/dual-boot-windows-professional-32bit-windows-64bit.html Any suggestions?

More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About To ‘uninstall' without removing my partition, i boot into Windows xp, select all Vista related folders, change permissions under ‘security settings' in properties then delete the files and folders into the A subsequent nuke and a second fresh copy of the 64bit 10 Home was then seen on a brand new primary with a second smaller one created for back ups. Installation and Setup Dual Boot Windows 10 on Mac OS X El CapitanHello everyone, I was wondering if anyone else is having issues with running windows 10 through boot camp on

Thanks you very Much, is very important for me. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... I am much obliged for your help. Then, I'd have to worry about where the current version of each document resided.

Reboot and confirm a dual-boot between the two OSes. this contact form In this way, you can access to both OS and share the resources at the same time. After this command, type fixmbr to reset the master boot record. ugh.

I would appreciate your help because I'm a student and I really need that printer. And oddly enough the windows boot menu referenced another instance of Vista (the older 5728 release). Reply Jwymon says: September 10, 2006 at 6:28 am Hi, I need help as to how I should partition my drive. http://webtrekkie.com/dual-booting/dual-booting-w-vista-and-need-to-remove-xp.php i did not make a separate partition.

I used Easy BCD on my previous computer to triple boot XP, Vista and Windows 7 beta. I then installed EasyBCD (only on the Windows 7 system!), used it to rename "Other Versions of Windows" to "Windows XP", and left it alone. The subsequent and likely immediate clean install of 10 should follow close behind the upgrade over 7 once that has seen activation take place so the MS servers then have a

Jan 2, 2009 at 1:15 am ddub saysYes you can.

So I thought it did what it had to and restarted to see if it worked. …It didnt. Very informative link…I *think* I understand what's going on…but am not sure. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thanks, Nirmal Dec 31, 2008 at 6:17 am Damien saysNirmal,You might have to change the drive letter for the newly partitioned drive in Vista. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

How old is the present laptop you are planning to seeing this go on? Without the dvd in it just goes straight to XP.Any thoughts on what else I can try to do to fix this? Reply tony says: September 19, 2006 at 12:41 am I installed vista and I got rid of XP now vista is crappy and want to go back to XP I tried Check This Out I have however discovered that if I leave the dvd with the RC1 ISO in my disc drive it manages to make it to the boot manager screen and it's all

Reply Michael says: November 4, 2006 at 12:20 pm Ok, I have been trying to dual boot XP and Vista all day. Some of the suggestions including rebuilding your boot loader once you've installed Vista. I want to install it to a 2nd drive in a box running XP Pro. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Have a look on the last post on this page (http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=667166&SiteID=17) to rebuild your Vista bootloader. The Windows 10 disc I create will look for Windows 7 in order to install, no? Acronis Disk Director gives a simple useless message that it's not possible and doesn't say why or how to fix it…May be I'll try w/ Partition Tragic. Reply cocoabo says: October 19, 2006 at 3:05 pm This one might be unique… I currently have 3 OS's installed on a pair of 200GB SATA HD's running RAID 0 (4