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Dual-Booting Vista and Windows XP

GanluanGanluan Registered User regular
edited April 2008 in Help / Advice Forum
I just got a new copy of Vista Ultimate from a Microsoft event, and thought I'd give it a shot. I want to dual-boot it next to my current XP install for now though. I've read that I should be able to use the diskpart utility to shrink my current partition so I can create a new one for Vista, but when I run diskpart it doesn't accept shrink as a command.

Anyone had this happen? Are there easy alternatives if I want to dual-boot?

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  • embrikembrik Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Installing a second HD may be your best bet, if you can.

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  • cfgausscfgauss Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    I believe there are some things to be careful about with dual booting XP and vista with XP installed first. Some people have run into problems, so if you aren't already familiar with dual booting and partitioning, I would not do this, as it can be trouble even in the best of times.

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