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Old 11-02-2007, 11:07 AM   #1
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Default Booting Help

So far I installed OS's in the following order:

1. Windows Vista Ultimate x86 (in 250GB HDD)
2. Ubuntu Desktop Edition 7.10 x64 (in 500GB HDD)

Now, if I were to make a partition on the 250GB HDD and install XP Pro on it (need it to be able to print documents and play some games), would I still be able to boot into vista and ubuntu?

If not, please tell me a possible solution

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Old 11-02-2007, 11:13 AM   #2
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I dont see why not, although I have heard of some incompatibilities between xp and vista hardware.

Find the file winnt.exe or winnt32.exe in your I386 folder on your xp install cd. Run it with the \checkupgradeonly switch.

I've only used this with windows versions prior to windows xp, but it might work on vista.

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Old 11-02-2007, 12:15 PM   #3
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you will need to re install GRUB after or some sort of boot loader otherwise ubuntu will not boot
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