Re: Install on 2nd partition , dual boot with XP?
On Mon, 28 May 2007 22:54:10 -0400, "Cal Bear '66" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>XP will wipe out Vista's Restore Points
>Vista will leave XP's Restore Points alone
That is perfectly fine since Vista will only be present for testing &
experimenting. I'll make a partition image once I have it setup
properly so I could always restore to scratch if need be.
>"Dale White" <dale.white@NOinsightbb.NOcom> wrote in message
>> No real problems other than when you boot back and forth XP or Vista will
>> delete the other OS's restore points. So if you live off restore points, that
>> could be an issue.
>> Outside of that, I triple boot between XP, Vista32 and Vista64. No real
>> "Atreyu" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>> How advisable/inadvisable is it to setup an extended partition on my
>>> HDD and install Vista on that one. My current OS is XP Pro, and I want
>>> to still be able to use it on a regular basis, while testing Vista in
>>> the field occasionally. Therefore my best solution if it is known to
>>> work well, is to setup Vista on a secondary partition and have a boot
>>> choice when I power on.
>>> Any known major problems?
>>> I'd be looking to use either V Business, or Ultimate.
>>> Yes, my system is 100% Vista certified.
>>> Any thoughts appreciated. Thanks