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Old 01-29-2007, 09:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys/girls,

I work for the family business and am getting the free Home Premium Vista upgrade with the purchase of this computer we got back in November. I use it for AutoCAD work and want to be sure I can still use this machine for what it's meant for. So my questions are:

1. Will AutoCAD 2007 work with Vista? (Can't find any info. on the AutoDesk site)
2. Is it possible to take one drive and put Vista on it while the other has XP and switch systems without taking out drives, etc?
- To expand on this a bit more:
- Can I have two hard drives on my system at the same time...one with vista to boot with and one with XP to boot with? And is this a good idea?

I have RAID 1 set up at the moment and it's a bit sluggish, so I have no problem losing that easy backup method.
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You can dual-boot XP and Vista if you have enough hard drive space:
http://lifehacker.com/software/top/w...sta-179906.php

You can have Vista and XP on one drive, you just partition it so it thinks it is two drives.

You can have two drives, but I recommend using one.

Will AutoCAD work with Vista, no.
http://unitec.com.pl/autocad-2007/wi...ows-vista.html
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