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Old 09-25-2007, 06:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by saltynay View Post
But you can't deny it loads a boot file so it is a boot loader lol we could debate this for hours
no. you tried to correct me and you was wrong. now you are trying to argue a different meaningless point. I have not said one thing that's not true.
Originally Posted by saltynay View Post
you must use a bootloader to select the OS
you have and now you have turn this into a senseless debate. I was trying to give the give the guy what he wants

PS. if you want to get technical, you can do it without using any boot selector or boot loader at all. it's called computer management. you just select and make one partition active and it will automatically hide the first one and boot to that one. that seemed to be what the original poster ask for wasn't it?

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Old 09-25-2007, 06:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I didn't say the bootloader had to occur before a single OS had started I never mentioned that I know that you can use different methods to boot the boot.ini file

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Old 09-27-2007, 11:37 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Sorry i haven't replied. College just started, and i'm still working time management.

I'm going to be doing this on my laptop. The reason is because there is a certain program I intend to use that currently does not work with Vista, only XP. It wouldn't be a big deal to just put XP on there and have two viewable OS's, BUT I have LoJack installed on Vista currently and I don't think I could put it on a second OS with my license.

Thanks for the info.

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