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Dual boot XP/Vista success

Postby beebobby » Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:42 pm

Using the instructions from" unplugged drive" topic below, my dual boot system works like a champ. My only problem (minor) is when I'm booted into XP, I can't access the files on the Vista HD. In Vista, I can access the XP HD. Anyway, thanks again. Vista BootPro rocks!
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Postby JabbaPapa » Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:47 pm

Hey congrats !! ^*^

For shared dual-boot access to files, it is recommended to create a separate storage volume that both Windows versions can freely access :yesnod:

If you can post a screenshot of your current hard drives config, from the Disk Management utility, I'm sure someone here will be able to advise you on the best strategy to acheive this goal ;)
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Postby kd1966 » Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:38 pm

Definately post a screenshot of your XP disk mgmt.................. If I had to guess, I would say your Vista drive does not have a drive letter assigned while in XP, and you simply do that in the XP Disk mgmt by right clicking on the Vista partition and use the "Change drive letters and paths" selection
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