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    Dual Boot Vista and Me

    Welcome, :booyah:You need to check out my thread "gonna try again". been working a month on this and will post to e-how with variations hopefully by the end of the day, if not today, tomorrow eve.:lup:
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    Gonna try again vista/me dual

    SUCCESS!!!!! FINALLY GOT IT! (well...sort of). Here's what I did and what happened. Sorry if I am a litttttle looong winded on this, but this has been going for a month. Parted 80 gig hdd as 1 15g primary dos Used ME startup disk to install dos 6.22 Saved then exit to Vista install disk and...
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    Gonna try again vista/me dual

    I was just trying to get easybcd 2.0 but the installer failed, this is the second tome so I assume that there is an issue there, but gonna get the ball rolling with 1.7.2 tonight. Let you know in a bit how it worked out
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    Gonna try again vista/me dual

    From my previous post I wound up crashing the entire system, not sure if Sun VM may have done it or playing with the boot rec. but now I'm parting and formatting c: in win me and will continue by the same with the Vista install, BEFORE installing ME so ME will know about the NTFS part. Already...
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    Vista/ME dual boot issues

    Okay, thanks a lot! pill proceed as planned. I ASS-U-ME all else should go as per standard instructions, also will create and format parts from their respective OS'es Addendum: All went as expected, formatted a FAT32, installed ME, restarted with vista, created, formatted, and installed...
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    Vista/ME dual boot issues

    Cool, I should have mentioned that I am using a second computer so any reinstalls or changes are no problem and I won't lose anything. It seems the 2 disk was a bad idea, I can blast (what I call repart and format) both disks and start from scratch I'll reformat tonight and part the disk 0 as...
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    Vista/ME dual boot issues

    I'll try this today and let you know tonight,have to do the compulsory dreaded day job. If I can get this going maybe I can make enough to quit the day job! Addendum: Heres a list of the ME install root: AUTOEXEC 2 BOOTLOG 2 CLASSES.1ST COMMAND.COM CONFIG 2 DETLOG.TXT IO.SYS MSDOS 2...
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    Vista/ME dual boot issues

    This is the way I'm going now but I think vista keeps messing up the boot on the other drive. when I run bcd it tells me there is no bootsect.dos on the disk but if I disconnect the vista drive ME will boot just fine. I think I'm having problems finding the correct drive in bcd, the drive that...
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    Vista/ME dual boot issues

    HEY! Thanks for a quick response. :booyah:Thats the page I found concerning this, but the children at the bottom are blank pages...then I got stuck, but on the upside I found an install of dotnet and installer 2.0 now easybcd runs but complains about wanting a newer version of windows. Any...
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    Vista/ME dual boot issues

    In their infinite wisdom Ms neglected us po' folk who have to use usb dial up modems and didn't include much support in this way, neither did the modem mfrs. Ergo I need this config as I write internet articles and content (would be willing to do some pro-bono for this app). Here is what I have...
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