Boot manager / BCDEDIT query...

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Talk' started by Kontaminator, May 3, 2007.

  1. Kontaminator

    Kontaminator Guest

    As my 'D', the second partition on my hard disk contains my XP install,
    and Vista hasn't added it to the boot menu, how can I get back in to XP
    without running 'Recovery' from the XP installation CD and potentially
    messing up the Vista boot sequence also?

    I've added Windows XP to my boot options using BCDEDIT, setting the
    parition to D: etc.

    Problem is the NTLDR was on C, which Vista is now on and has been deleted.

    Any ideas without having to use recovery console for XP then
    re-installing Vista?

    Thanks.

    Kontaminator
     
    Kontaminator, May 3, 2007
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  2. In other words, XP was not on the C drive when you installed Vista? If
    that's the case, I think that might be the issue. Before resorting to
    anything drastic, try using VistaBoot Pro, http://www.vistabootpro.org/,
    it's free, and much easier to work with than BCDEdit and maybe it will be
    able to get it working for you.
     
    Michael Solomon, May 3, 2007
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