Windows Vista Beta: How to dual-boot Windows XP and Windows Vista

Gina Trapani — “Because I'm a sucker for a good-looking operating system in beta, I downloaded and installed the publicly-available Beta 2 of the next generation of Windows, called Vista, this weekend. Now, Microsoft says only developers, testers and those "experienced in PC troubleshooting" should install this on a spare machine. But I'm young, stupid […]

installnow.jpgGina Trapani — “Because I'm a sucker for a good-looking operating system in beta, I downloaded and installed the publicly-available Beta 2 of the next generation of Windows, called Vista, this weekend. Now, Microsoft says only developers, testers and those "experienced in PC troubleshooting" should install this on a spare machine. But I'm young, stupid and reckless so I decided to install Vista on my main PC which is the only machine I have souped up enough to handle the Vistage. But I didn't want to let go of XP, either, in case everything went to hell. Thankfully it all turned out well: I now have a single dual-boot PC that can run either Vista or XP. |

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