Dual boot Vista/XP -restore points vanish!

Apparently if you set up a dual boot system with Vista and XP or 2003 server, when you boot to the older operating system all Vista's restore points and any Backups disappear. This is a serious issue!

Anyone know a way around this problem:
Ref: No restore points are available when you use Windows Vista or Windows Server "Longhorn" in a dual-boot configuration together with an earlier Windows operating system

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Mostly Harmless
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Hi Legend, haven't seen you around for a while!

This is actually quite a known issue, and we've developed an EasyBCD-based workaround for this that involves hiding the Vista drive from Windows XP when you boot into it.