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Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 JHMcG JHMcG Members 242 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:06 PM Posted 13 July 2013 - 09:19 Giving someone only a partial explaination does not give them the whole picture. Turn off your computer and double-check that the hard drive is properly installed. Once you've found the space you want to partition, tap-and-hold or right-click anywhere on it and choose New Simple How do I store my data on a separate partition in Windows Vista? Check This Out

I am installing xp now. I wanted to try Vista without messing with my current MBR, so I disabled both drives in BIOS and installed Vista on a brand new drive, out of the box. IntoPCs 09:44 28 Jun 07 I'm at work at the moment so I can't see my version of vistabootpro, but I'm sure there is a way of setting the time delay You have to partition a hard drive, and then format it, before you can use it to store data.To partition a hard drive in Windows means to section off a part https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/dual-boot-vista-and-xp-two-different-hard-drives-264088/

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It came with OS XP and a 80GB SATA II HD and I added a 320GB SATA II HD and 3gb ram. Vista uses a new boot loader, which will be overwritten if another OS is installed afterwards. I'm a little new at the internals of this so sorry if you're having to repeat. In all cases, it fails.

Leave enough space for the other version of Windows. I used it in this config for about a year making sure all programs where installed on 80GB drive. I have recently installed Vista and want to install XP on a seperate drive due to the fact that Vista is not compatible with some of my old XP compatible programs. Easybcd For Windows Xp Windows 7 would not let me install Pagemaker.

Now neither are corrupt or missing because using the XP CD to do a repair from the repair console and typing, expand x:\i386\hal.dl_ e:\windows\system32\hal.dll (x: being the drive I choose to You won't see this in Windows Vista or Windows XP and that's perfectly fine. by vsansevero / May 3, 2009 8:58 AM PDT In reply to: new dell laptop with 2 hard-drives.... just reboot and see for yourself.easybcd can be dowloaded from the NEO SMART Techonlogies site:http://neosmart.net/blog/2007/easybcd-17-released-up-for-download/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer to dryzone by Eugene I / January

Here's the quick rundown on how to get your dedicated data drive going. Install Windows Xp On Windows 10 And I guess you can also do this from xp, but not so sure. Ask a new question Read More Windows Vista Dual Boot Boot Windows XP Related Resources Vista/XP dual boot off seperate hard drives Dual Boot Vista/XP - problem installing XP accidently installed Because installing a Windows application makes registry changes and plants various DLL's around your system, I don't recommend installing apps anywhere other than your C: drive with Windows.

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I did download EasyBCD 1.7 to get ready for this process. https://neosmart.net/wiki/easybcd/dual-boot/windows-xp/installing-second/ I have two sata HDD's that attach with an IDE connecter and no way in the BIOS to change anything about the HDD's. Windows 10 Dual Boot Xp What is a repair installation and how would I perform such a task....thanks-Ryan. Dual Boot Separate Hard Drives Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Installing XP after Vista...

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - dual drives by Eugene I / November 9, 2009 6:22 AM PST In reply to: Just so you know. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks everyone............ However, if it fails you may have to change your SATA/RAID BIOS settings as you've read. If you want more operating systems installed, just install the additional operating systems on their own separate partitions. Dual Boot Windows 7 And 10 Two Hard Drives

i figured that this is going to happen often so i should learn how to set up the dual boot.any help would be very welcome Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Hope that helps. What does the XP Repair Install do exactly? http://tcdownload.org/dual-boot/vista-win7-dual-boot.html Of course, if Vista didn't suck, I would only need that.

Once you have Windows 7 hard drive set to boot, you should be able to get into it with no problem. How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) Vista's system drive is C:. My laptop is an HP Pavilion dv9000 that was pre-loaded with 64bit Vista Ultimate.

I also tried to set up a dual boot both ways, Windows 7 first then XP, and XP first then Windows 7.

Assuming that you use a Ubuntu Live CD, start the Live session, fire up the terminal and type "sudo grub-install" (without quotes) and press enter. Schroeder Here is something else that will make you look geeky. It will reboot several times - do not interrupt it. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives Back to top #5 opapazis opapazis Members 1 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:06 AM Posted 21 September 2013 - 07:59 PM I just did this successfully.

Choosing Your OS and Modifying Boot Settings When the installation is finished, you'll see a boot menu every time you boot your computer. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Use this menu to select the version of Windows you want to boot. Follow Us Facebook How To Fix Buy Do More About Us Advertise Privacy Policy Careers Contact Terms of Use © 2017 About, Inc. — All rights reserved.

It will then boot from that drive every time you boot, until you go into the bios and set the other drive as being the boot drive. There are a few data partitions on this drive as well. Save the settings and exit the BIOS. 5. Just skip to Step 14 if you're using one of those versions of Windows. Tap or click Cancel and then proceed to Step 14 below.Tip: If you're familiar with the concepts involved

Here's what you'll need to do: Install the First Version of Windows: If you already have a single Windows system installed on your computer, that's fine. If I do go through with your suggestion, will I be able to easily revert to the XP MBR at a later date? If I overwrite my XP MBR with the Vista one, will it automatically detect which drive I have Vista installed on?

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