Re: Can't install XP (multiboot) with Vista..
using VistaBootPro will rectify the loss of Vista's boot manager; this is the
option i usually recommend in situations such as these.
John Barnett MVP
Windows - Shell/User
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"Mike Brannigan" wrote:
> "Andy" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > On Mon, 5 Nov 2007 18:28:04 -0800, D. Grampa
> > <DGrampa@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> >>I have Vista already installed on my pc, but can't install XP Pro on a
> >>seperate partition that already exists. The partition is formatted (NTFS).
> >>When I run the XP Pro install CD, the first option "Install Windows XP" is
> >>'greyed-out'. Vista is on "C" and I want to put XP on "E" which is the
> >>Any thoughts? I've searched a ton already..
> > You have to boot the computer from the XP CD.
> And doing so will then break his Vista boot loader which he will have to
> reinstall from the Vista DVD.
> (See the post a couple down from here"XP install clobbered Vista")
> Mike Brannigan