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Solved: dual boot xp/vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by modublin, Feb 12, 2008.

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  1. modublin

    modublin Thread Starter

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    i have vista on one hd and xp sp2 on the second .
    both work on their own fine but no dual boot screen appears , there is the problem.
    have installed vista boot pro from within xp but get the error message
    vista boot pro has dectected that your bcd registry is missing or corrupt. it is recommended you fix this problem in order to supress this message.

    any ideas ?
     
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  3. modublin

    modublin Thread Starter

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    i have the dual boot option
    xp home edition
    windows vista.

    when i go into xp error comes up unable to access xp have repaired using xp recovery console xp with fixmbr and fixboot. vista works fine but not xp . is it better to delete both and start again .
    both show up using vista pro boot
    in vista xp shows up in drive f
    any help please my head is mealting
     
  4. Gulo Luseus

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    How did you install the 2 OS's? The easiest way is to put XP on, then boot into XP, put the Vista disk in, and let it install that way. If you do, it automatically gives the boot scren. If its been done a different way, you need 3rd party software I fear. :)
     
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  6. modublin

    modublin Thread Starter

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    thanks for your help.
    deleted vista and re installed .
    everything worked fine.
    now have the dual boot screen.
    will find how too edit soon,
     
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