Dual boot help

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Hellsscope

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When i go to boot from the vista DVD to it loads the setup, the black screen, then it goes to the vista screen with the mouse, but the install now option never shows up.

Anything im doing wrong?

http://apcmag.com/how_to_dualboot_vista_with_xp__stepbystep_guide_with_screenshots.htm

Thats the guide im using im doing the Vista DISKPART, but install now wont show up it just freezes on the vista screen. do i have to wait ? or am i doing something wrong?

Thanks.
 
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Have never used the DiskPart app but did you try the "Shift" + "F10" to open a command prompt and launch the utility.
Is this a new Vista DVD is there any scratches on the DVD etc.

Have you tried a different app to alter your partitions first and then try installing Vista.
 

Hellsscope

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DISKPART is after shift-f10. the issue is when i boot from the Vista DVD (new no scratches) the vista screen appears but the install now option never does.
 
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