On Aug 22, 11:05 am, Moshe Goldfarb <moshegoldf...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Credit where credit is due....I have an advanced copy of Windows
> 7, like I said it's who you know, not what you know,,,anyway,
> installing side by side with Windows XP clobbered my XP install.
> Well, not really, the data was still there, but upon reboot it
> only rebooted to Windows 7.
> One really odd thing was I used a different password for Windows
> 7 and when I tried to repair Windows XP, after blowing away the
> Windows 7 partition, the password I needed to enter was the
> Windows 7 password NOT the Windows XP password.
> I found that odd.
> BTW to repair this I had to boot Windows XP install disk and
> copy ntldr and ntdetec files to the boot drive.
> Using repair and fdisk'mbr did not work.
> A noob doesn't stand a chance.....
Hmmm... I have win7 dual booting with Vista just fine. I suppose it
is a possibility that there might be problems with XP - since Vista/
Win7 use a different boot manager, but I haven't heard of any. Of
course, I haven't been paying that close attention to it either.