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Old March 4, 2009, 10:02 PM
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i have a new laptop and it has 2 160g hard drives one of which has nothing on it. the other one has the o/s and all the files on it. so i was wondering how to put another o/s on the second hard drive.because i really dislike vista.
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Old March 4, 2009, 10:09 PM
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There are a ton of guides like this around.

How to dual boot Vista and XP (with Vista installed first) -- the step-by-step guide with screenshots

What laptop do you have? Sometimes with laptops, running XP can be tricky because of drivers.
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Dislike Vista? I have been pretty happy with Vista x64, if I remove any memory of UAC though I like it even more.
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