Windows XP/Partition Help

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  1. jukeboxhero

    jukeboxhero Pen Pal - Newbie

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    So I partitioned my hard drive and installed XP on a separate partition from Vista. However, when my computer boots, I don't get the option to pick an operating system. It goes straight to XP. How do I choose between operating systems? Sorry if this a noob question to ask, lol.
     
  2. Kyle Porter

    Kyle Porter Veteran Moderator Senior Member

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    You are using the xp bootloader, not the vista one. Vista's bootloader supports both windows xp and vista, but windows xp doesn't.

    You're going to need to find a grub bootloader, i will google the answer for you.
     
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    Thanks. Any help would be appreciated.
     
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    jukeboxhero Pen Pal - Newbie

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    After searching the net for a bit, I found a program, EasBCD. Changed the boot in a second flat. Pretty easy. Now I'm successfully dual booting Vista home premium, and XP tablet edition!
     
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