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The way I setup my dual boot is much different and alot safer IMO. When I install either OS I only connect the hard drive I am installing on. When I get the first OS installed I disconnect that drive then connect another and install the second OS. To boot into either OS I use my boot menu on startup (escape key for me) and choose either my XP or Vista hard drive. Saves from using any boot menu's or Vista taking over the MBR's.
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The way I setup my dual boot is much different and alot safer IMO. When I install either OS I only connect the hard drive I am installing on. When I get the first OS installed I disconnect that drive then connect another and install the second OS. To boot into either OS I use my boot menu on startup (escape key for me) and choose either my XP or Vista hard drive. Saves from using any boot menu's or Vista taking over the MBR's.
I understand what you're doing but not necessary, what if you wanted to install the to os' onthe same drive?
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