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I have Vista Ultimate installed and I want to install XP too. Am I going to have to reinstall vista?
    
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install it on a different partition and you're ok.
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I thought you had to install XP first, even if on a different partition?
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dont know about that. never tried. i might install x64 of vista later, but probably not xp. waste of space.
up till now, vista did everything xp did. and better too.
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Make a separate partition for XP and you won't have to reinstall Vista.
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Or... you could take a look at the Virtual PC demo. Now, I'm not a huge fan of M$, but I have to give them credit, here. This allows you to run XP insideVista. If you have something ( a game perhaps ) , that is a problem for Vista, you can use Virtual PC to open XP and run the game inside Vista. It's a free download from M$.
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roten, do you still have to have a valid XP license to use it?
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