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
The information in this mail/post is supplied "as is". No warranty of any
kind, either expressed or implied, is made in relation to the accuracy,
reliability or content of this mail/post. The Author shall not be liable for
any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the
use of, or inability to use, information or opinions expressed in this
"Mike Brannigan" wrote:
> "Andy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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