multiple operating systems... all i want is vista...

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Metal_Messiah2

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Hi, upgradeing my computer i ran into a problem... i lost my xp disks

i got my friend to lend me his hopeing i would find the key writen down somewhere, but all i fould was a xp proffesional corperate edition i got from a friend but when i went to install it, it came up with a blue screen saying that it couldnt find one of the files on the disk...

i installed the xp home edition with the key from my friends, and ended up geting vista.. i installed and it works fine, but now when i start my computer it wants me to select the os i want to use includeing the vista, older version, and th xp pro setup which dosnt work...

i found the file folder and deleted it... but now i dont know how to get rid of the option when i boot

can anyone help me?
 
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Goto Start > Run and type in msconfig. Click the boot.ini tab and click Check all boot paths. This works in XP.. Give it a try =D.
 

Metal_Messiah2

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awsem, yea i saw this, but i didnt seem to see the old os in there... altho i was pre ocupied tryin to install everything again
 
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Let me know if that works for ya. I'm still trying to learn Vista as well! Would be nice to know if this one works so I can put it in my notes =).
 

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it seems that since i glitched in the install, its still in the setup, so its not even registered there :/
 
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