Dual booting

  woodchip 14:23 25 Sep 2007

I have a new Toshiba Laptop with 2 Hard Drives, Vista loaded on to C:\ would XP load onto E:\? this is the Other Hard Drive letter. Also would I need to load the Sata Drivers again for to load XP as it will not go onto C:\ unless I first load Sata Drivers This is a Problem as it's a Large file and looks complex on loading. as the File looks like it's for loading in a windows environment not DOS

  woodchip 15:57 25 Sep 2007

Anybody Know?????

  Pamy 16:05 25 Sep 2007

You do mean two separate HDD's?

Can you not duel boot on one drive and use other for all data?

  woodchip 16:50 25 Sep 2007

Yes there are two 60Gb drives in this Laptop giving 160Gb Vista is on C:\ I would rather load XP to the other drive So I can back it up with Acronis. In Case it goes wonky

  bobbybowls 17:01 25 Sep 2007

Hi you have to install xp first then vista otherwise it screws up the boot record. to sort this see windows help no 919529

  bobbybowls 17:09 25 Sep 2007

ps windows install stops during setup and says to press a key (cannot remember which) to load additional drivers

  woodchip 17:17 25 Sep 2007

That should read two 80Gb drives

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