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    Really tough problem trying to get Vista working with XP (dual boot)

    Thanks :) Actually it wasn't the drive letter but the size of the partition that had me worried. Big difference between size of XP and Vista and Vista was on the small XP partition it said, hehe. Have to shrug that one off. Take care.
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    Really tough problem trying to get Vista working with XP (dual boot)

    Heres the moment of truth.... Sweet!!!! It works!! er... now Vista is broken, what the hell... Can't find Winload. Do I need to edit the boot.ini again ? Also, when I tried to run HnS, I chose the drives the OS's were on and then when I clicked continue it crashed. So I just ran EasyBCD and...
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    Really tough problem trying to get Vista working with XP (dual boot)

    damnit, I just finished installing xp with its partition active. Am I screwed then ? The way you worded it sounded to me like that's what you meant, nevermind. Well, I just checked in Ranish and my Vista partition was active after installing XP so... I'll soon find out if this will work or...
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    Really tough problem trying to get Vista working with XP (dual boot)

    Really appreciate the help mate. I take it you mean that I should make the XP partition active rather than the Vista which is active right now (and also the first partition)? I will use that program if that's what you recommend. I think I have enough to go on now and will start the reinstall...
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    Really tough problem trying to get Vista working with XP (dual boot)

    I had tried quite a few installs but that was before I learnt about EasyBCD. Yeah I think a reinstall is the only way out at this point so I'll try it. Is there anything I particularly have to watch out for when setting up XP after Vista ? Do I need to hide the Vista partition for example ...
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    Really tough problem trying to get Vista working with XP (dual boot)

    Hey all, Been reading alot of the threads trying to get ideas to solve my problem and I've been at it all day (again) to no avail. Really irritated to say the least. Will try and keep it brief... Originally wanted to setup with the XOSL boot menu; Vista 64-bit (SP1), XP Pro (SP3) and MS-DOS...