This is a Full retail version of Vista Business. Anyway, taking Partition
Magic out of the equation and using the GParted program as specified in this
tutorial fixed my problem.
All is well with both
options fully up and running. Thanks to all who helped!!
"...winston" <merlin@druid9#.com> wrote in message
Upgrade retail Cd or full retail cd ?
I'm familiar with the latter, yes.
"Bill Clark" <billclark@not_here.com> wrote in message
: OK, started over, wiped out all partitons, etc.. created on 90GB
: that now has Windows XP Pro installed on it. Still want to dual-boot w/
: Vista. If I boot from the Vista DVD, and goto install it, will I get the
: custom install option and I can then partition in there? I remember
: that one another system that I was testing a while back. Vista setup has
: it's own partitioning tools in it's setup? Thanks
: "...winston" <merlin@druid9#.com> wrote in message
: Good advice..
: Also it may be important to note that once Vista creates the proper
: partition on its side of the fence and later use of PM in XP may provide a
: prompt that an error was found on the Vista partition and offer to repair
: the length of the partition table .
: Unless one plans to start over<g>....Click No...i.e. Do not repair.
: "Rock" <Rock@nospam.net> wrote in message
:: Don't use Partition Magic to create the Vista partition. Vista doesn't
:: it. Delete that partition, leave the space unallocated, and allow Vista
:: set up the partition.
:: I can't say for sure that's the resolution but it's worth a try. Vista
:: not like partitions created by PM.
:: Rock [MS-MVP User/Shell]