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Old 01-28-07, 04:56 PM   #5
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Default Re: Vista Application Compatibility Thread

Originally Posted by $n][pErMan
Nice.. its been a long time sence I have last done a duel boot. Things have changed a lot sense then too. With SATA II raid controllers, when i set this duel boot up, do I want the SATA the motherboard boots too to be the XP Pro Hard Drive or do I want to set my spare drive as the bootable drive and install Vista there? Or do I leave things as they are now and leave the XP Pro drive the bootable and somewhere in the vista install set the path to be my spare drive?

*that was a mouthfull.... lol*
It all depends on what you want to be your primary OS. The most important thing about dual booting Vista & XP is you MUST install XP first. If you install Vista then XP it will screw the bootsectors out the wazoo.
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