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Old February 2, 2008, 09:34 AM
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Which disk is first? If VISTA is on disk 0 (the first one) you can probably just take the XP disk out and it would work. If XP is on disk 0 and VISTA is on disk 1 then the boot information will be on the XP disc and will need to be moved. You may want to read up on the two systems on Wikipedia:

Windows NT startup process - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Windows Vista startup process - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

There is also some links to software to help configure the settings for you. Dealing with the bootloader is not easy. One wrong step and you computer will not boot. If you do not have good backups or a lot of time and another computer to research how to fix it you may want to just reinstall Vista as that only takes a couple hours.
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