that's what I was thinking. After everything is ok with vista (that means atlease SP1). When you say all the instsall files on vista, what exactlly do you mean by that? I never really screwed around with partitioning before much. simple one for my MP'3, that's about it.
MOBO - ASUS P5W DH DELUXE
CPU - INTEL Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz
VIDEO - EVGA 8800 GTX
MEM - 4 GB (1BGX4) G.SKILL PC2 6400
PSU - CORSAIR 620WATT
HD - 2 SAMSUNG 500GB 7200 RPM
OS - Windows Vista 64Bit