RE: Vista disappears from boot loader. How to bring it back?
How did you install XP on your computer, and how did you create the extra
You normally install the older OS first, in this case XP on the size
partition that you want; then install Vista on a 2nd partition.
Most computers come with 2 partitions these days; the 2nd partition holding
Vista's system recovery files.
"white lightning" wrote:
> I installed XP in a separate partition on my new laptop that initially
> had Vista Business installed. I haven't touched Vista partition. It
> was on C: drive. My XP is on D: drive. When I start my computer, I am
> directly taken to XP. When I press F8 during boot-up, I do not see
> Vista on the bootloader list. Is it possible to bring it back on the
> bootloader so that I can still use it?
> And also I'd like to know how to downgrade Vista to XP. What I have
> written above, is that downgrading? Or is downgrading means something