Lil 1 wrote:
> Hello all I need help. I have an HDD partitioned with Vista on (c) & XP on
> (D) The PC will not give me the dual boot option. I've tried to fix the mbr
> in xp. I've even tried to swith witch partition I put the 2 OS'S on, with no
> luck can anyone help me please.
The older OS should be installed first; otherwise, you'll have trouble
creating a dual-boot scenario without using 3rd-party products.
However, dual-booting is no longer necessary in most situations.
Why not download a Virtual Machine application, such as Microsoft's
VirtualPC 2007 (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/search.asp?
Innotek's VirtualBox (http://www.virtualbox.org/
) and run WinXP and your
legacy applications within a virtual computer. Both are free and work
with Vista. (Microsoft does not support the use of VirtualPC 2007 on
Vista Home editions, but several people have reported that it works just
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