XP crashed, reinstalled, No more Vista

Hey guys. seems to be alot of this going around but i haven't found a resolution by searching.

I was flashing my video card BIOS, after wich i went back to windows XP. tried to load my profile but it was magically corrupted. had been about 14 months since i reinstalled so i figured why not, i backed up all my data and formatted.

windows XP is on C:\
Windows Vista is on E:\
I previously created a Partition of 20GB on the primary master and installed vista on it.

there is a 120GB drive on the secondary master. This drives designation is D:\

after reinstalling windows XP on drive C:\ it boot up like nobody's buisness, the issue is that it doesn't have any boot options, it just goes straight into XP.

after using EasyBCD 1.6 for a while i think i got it set up properly, but still no option to boot vista. am i missing something here? code below:

Windows Boot Manager
identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}
device unknown
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {7ea2e1ac-2e61-4728-aaa3-896d9d0a9f0e}
default {0b87bf8a-377e-11dc-8295-977b2ef63e54}
displayorder {0b87bf8a-377e-11dc-8295-977b2ef63e54}
toolsdisplayorder {b2721d73-1db4-4c62-bf78-c548a880142d}
timeout 5
Windows Legacy OS Loader
identifier {0b87bf8a-377e-11dc-8295-977b2ef63e54}
device partition=C:
path \ntldr
description Windows XP (TM) Professional
Windows Boot Loader
identifier {e8709fb6-fa5f-11db-be4d-e219ece5282e}
device partition=E:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate
locale en-US
inherit {6efb52bf-1766-41db-a6b3-0ee5eff72bd7}
osdevice partition=E:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {e8709fb7-fa5f-11db-be4d-e219ece5282e}
nx OptOut
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Mostly Harmless
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Which drive has the BOOT folder? Which has boot.ini and NTLDR?