Re: Dual Boot from SCSI Using Vista Boot Pro
Mean that it only modifies a boot record on the system drive. It can be
installed on an os on any drive.
"John Barnes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> VistaBootPro or EasyBCD have to be installed on a Windows OS (either XP or
> Vista) on the system drive.
> "John" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Sorry, I should have been more explicit. Vista Boot Pro is in the root
>> directory of Drive C but does not show up at all on booting up. I went in
>> and run the program manually and used the repair utility, but it still
>> does not make any appearance. I just get pushed to Vista immediately.
>> Once in Vista, Windows Explorer locates all the drives and I can open
>> each one and see the files.
>> "John Barnes" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> You don't mention the error message you get, but if you have both
>>> systems on the boot screen and just can't boot your legacy drive, copy
>>> your ntldr, ntdetect.com and boot.ini from to the drive with the Vista
>>> boot file on it. Modify the boot.ini to point to the XP drive if
>>> "John" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>>>I have full retail version of Ultimate installed on a 36 GB SCSI drive
>>>>and XP PRO on a 80 GB SATA I drive with Vista Boot Pro on the Vista SCSI
>>>>drive. I think it was mentioned in one of the forums, but I cannot
>>>>recall a solution. Vista sees the other drives, and I can see the XP
>>>>files. Any suggestions on how to get this to work?
>>>> And just for information, the full retail version, not an upgrade, of
>>>> Ultimate would not install on the SCSI even after I did a low level
>>>> format to ensure the drive was clean. Eventually I started XP Pro and
>>>> did a clean install on the SCSI.