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Old 03-06-2009, 10:54 PM   #1
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I first installed XP and SP3 on my computer, I then installed Vista and sp1 on some unallocated space. When I boot up I only see vista as an option to boot up to.


Is there something special I need to do in order to see both XP and vista upon bootup? Please let me know.

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Old 03-06-2009, 11:06 PM   #2
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This should help you: How to dual-boot Vista with XP (with XP installed first) - step-by-step guide with screenshots
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Old 03-06-2009, 11:39 PM   #3
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thx AR. I hope I don't need to re-install an os?

I will check through link tomorrow but if you could just answer that question that would be great please.

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I really don't know the answer.

Maybe the last page of that tutorial can answer it: Page 5 - Modify Vista's Bootloader
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Old 03-06-2009, 11:57 PM   #5
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It worked. Both OS's are there, cool. Maybe I will try and put win 7 on it tomorrow.

Is there a way to tell which OS is on what partition so I can rename them? if so, how?

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Well since you have only XP and Vista installed, it should be pretty straightforward from looking at the tutorial.
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Old 03-07-2009, 12:08 AM   #7
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I figured it out by looking at the programs installed on each drive. I still see win 7 as well. I think I just need to do some thing to my bootloader in order to see it there which I will do on Sat.

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