Originally Posted by jasonhtml
ok, but what am i supposed to do? edit the boot.ini?
to make sure, these are the steps you want me to take:
1. repair XP
2. edit XP's boot.ini to have Vista on the list
3. restart my computer and it should let me choose my OS?
another question: why do i have to do this from XP and not from Vista?
you can't manually edit vista boot.ini. you can xp.
you said that you already ran the repair from vista
your boot.ini should be something like this
;Warning: Boot.ini is used on Windows XP and earlier operating systems.
;Warning: Use BCDEDIT.exe to modify Windows Vista boot options.
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windo ws XP Media Center Edition" /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN /FASTDETECT /USEPMTIMER