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Old May 2, 2008, 01:28 PM
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I have no idea why the installer would have formatted the boot drive as FAT; maybe because it is so small. I do not think this is the normal way to dual boot VISTA and XP. AFAIK, the only files WinXP needs to have on the boot partition are the ntldr and the boot.ini. If you copy these files format the partition and copy them back it might work. However, I have not tried to dual boot VISTA and XP but I understand it has some weird tricks. I have seen links to tutorials for doing it so it might be better to walk through one of one of them.

You can not activate PAE for XP. If you want to get 8G of RAM in XP you need to use the x64 version.
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