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WANT BOOTING OPTION WITH VISTA OR XP

I HAVE VISTA IN MY C DRIVE AND XP IN MY D DRIVE . MY SYSTEM STARTS WITH VISTA. HOW CAN I GET THE OPTION AT THE TIME OF BOOTING THAT FROM WHICH OS I WANT TO START MY SYSTEM.
I HAVE P4 AND 1 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD ( 250 VISTA + 80 XP).

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    ginger_boy92 Oct 18, 2008

    I think he/she mean how to dual boot window vista and xp... Hhmm... How to that actually???

  • ginger_boy92
    ginger_boy92 Oct 22, 2008

    I don't have window vista installation disk. I only have acer(4925) recovery disk. But I have window xp pro x64 installation disk. I tried installing window xp first(in D:\) Then I used window vista recovery disk to install window vista. After booting it only boot window vista(No option menu). Tried to use easybcd to add window xp boot entry. The Option menu appeared but cannot boot because it cannot find the NTLDR file.Then i tried to install window xp first. Installing window xp first override the bootloader. Then I tried to add window vista from the boot.ini. Also fail(I think because Vista use BCD) Please help me!. Tired of reinstalling window and recovering vista(till now I've done it +-12 times) IT"S CRAZY! took hours to install once.

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You have not installed both windows correctly, you may need to install both windows again and select multiboot option.

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