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How do I boot into an Old Vista install?

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I had 2 partitions XP and Vista.
I formatted the XP partition which was also the Primary partition.

I restarted. Computer didn't see the Vista install/I couldn't boot into Vista.

So I installed Vista on the XP partition.

How do I access my old Vista install?

When I go into Boot Manager, it doesn't show up.
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post #2 of 6
Go over these steps to see if you missed anything.

http://apcmag.com/how_to_dualboot_vi...creenshots.htm
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....
EasyBCD is great. Worked

But it also makes it easy to screw up your settings because it automatically rewrites everything without having you press Save.
T_T

Think I might've killed something.
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You can back things up with EasyBCD too.
    
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EasyBCD has been a lifesaver for me.

What did you mess up?
post #6 of 6
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When I boot into Old install
The Drive letters switch around/exchange.

The new partition doesn't appear in Explorer
In Partition Manager it doesn't have a name or Label, It's just called NTFS.

And in Boot settings in EasyBCD, it calls to Memory Diagnostics in Drive E (option to select it).
What would happen if I deleted/formatted E.
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