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Dual Booting Vista And Ms-dos?

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#1 php111


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Posted 13 September 2007 - 04:31 PM


I have a system with Vista on it but i can't get it to dual boot properly with DOS. I have MS-DOS 6.22 and i set that on partition C then i installed Vista on another partition. No what what partition i set Vista to be on it automatically takes over the C drive and it puts DOS on the partitions i set for Vista. Another thing is there is no boot loader picking up them two OS's. Is there a way around this?

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Posted 15 September 2007 - 06:18 AM

You'll likely have to edit the boot files manually to get it to recognize DOS. 2 good free programs for this are Vista Boot Pro and EasyBCD:

Vista Boot Pro: http://www.vistabootpro.org/
EasyBCD: http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=1

Here's a link to a document (direct download) from Microsoft on how to manually edit the files: http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/c...CDedit_reff.doc

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