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Thank you! 1 answer Last reply Dec 20, 2013 Best Answer Dec 20, 2013 More about install vista hard drive recovery partition gateway 6859u Best answer drtweakDec 20, 2013, 1:58 PM General Discussion Reinstalling Office after Reinstalling VistaHello, I have an authentic copy of Office Home and Student 2007. PC manufacturers now often partition a computer's primary hard drive into two volumes. I haven't tried this yet but it's the step by step install and uninstall of Vista that I've been looking for for weeks. weblink

Reply With Quote New 02 Nov 2009 #8 SIW2 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Senior Member Join Date : Jul 2008 Posts : 2,727 VISTA HOME PREMIUM X64/ Now, I have installed Vista RC2 on this laptop before in a single OS configuration and it does work. I used my computers system recovery disk. So you can't, for example, purchase Vista Home Premium and then install and activate Vista Ultimate: Installation will work fine, but activation will fail, and eventually you won't be able to http://winsupersite.com/product-review/windows-vista-installation-super-guide-part-3-clean-install-windows-vista

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Reply JT says: September 17, 2006 at 2:36 am I have installed Vista rc1 successfully on the same hard disk, partition F: while my xp sp2 on partition C:. Will this work or is there something else that I must do as well? tie the product key to this hardware configuration).

The XP install will overwrite your boot sectors. solved I accidentally made my external hard drive a recovery drive then suddenly the two partition that was with the external sata dr Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Windows Vista Setup Free Download I want to shrink the C: partition down to...

However, I have another problem during installation (Vista 64 RC1). Windows Vista Install Download Reply Long Zheng says: September 13, 2006 at 1:04 am @Sri: I hope you did it in XP. Click Drive Options (advanced). you can try this out So how would I go about deleting the current vista installed, and put it on my I: drive?

Can i do this? Reinstall Windows Vista From Recovery Partition Thanks in advance. Reply Long Zheng says: September 8, 2006 at 9:11 pm @Daniel: My Vista uninstall steps are ONLY to work with a dual-boot environment, where you have both XP and Vista. I installed Vista on IDE drive (after I give it and the SATA drivers.

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Is it due to vista changing the boot.ini stuff? Clicking Here But the process is painful and the end result may not be perfect, so you may have lots of compatiability problems in the future. Clean Install Windows Vista Without Disk Ask ! How To Install Windows Vista From Cd But you should absolutely create a password.

is there any way i can keep vista and fix the internet? have a peek at these guys Note, however, that retail versions of Windows Vista include information for ordering CD-based install discs from Microsoft. If installing Vista - no need to do that bit.Though it does ensure the boot critical files are installed to the Vista partition. And then use the "fixmbr" command to fix your boot record to be compatible with XP. How To Install Windows Vista From Usb

Everything functions (although I haven't tried the third selection). Reply With Quote New 03 Nov 2009 #10 SIW2 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Senior Member Join Date : Jul 2008 Posts : 2,727 VISTA HOME PREMIUM X64/ decided to drop vista and reinstal a fresh xp giving me access to my older xp's also so i did fixboot fixmbr and installed a new xp. check over here Thanks!

To access Device Manager, double-click "View Computer Details" in Welcome Center, and then click the Device Manager link in the left side of the System window that appears. (Alternatively, just open Install Windows Vista Home Premium Is this correct? Reply Geoffrey says: November 13, 2006 at 3:33 pm I had some free time and decided to give Vista a whirl on a logical partition I had made long ago.

To use this drive for starting the computer and troubleshooting, you access the computer's Boot menu.

There are fix commands on it. Now this is where I need help, I do not want two versions of vista on the same PC, I am guessing vista will remain on the current C: drive there Thanks Thanks Thanks. Windows Vista Installation Steps Pdf Reply Hanspuppa says: September 12, 2006 at 6:10 am I used the direction above to remove Vista and it leaves a Boot Directory and also bootmgr on my C: (XP) drive.

If on the second install, you still have the memory error, then you have hardware problems. I have now reinstalled Vista again in dual boot mode but now I get three entries in the dual boot selection screen - Previous Windows (XP) and now two entries for Reply crimsy says: October 11, 2006 at 9:50 am Thanks! http://phpbbinstallers.net/windows-vista/reinstalling-vista-issue.html Or, can I just reformat the Vista drive (L:) and install Vista64 there?

Are you desperate for it to be named I? Reply ellobo says: September 5, 2006 at 10:01 am hi… i have installed windows vista over windows xp(in the same partition), and now i want to re install windows xp it Note: Windows Vista Setup will only create NTFS partitions. I format and reinstall about twice a year as a personal preference but now that the CD does not boot anymore, I am going to have to look into alternate methods.

popatimSep 18, 2013, 3:08 PM Using Gonna Squeals method you would first need to do the factory restore and then create the windows restore disk. Your XP install isn't working properly. Then you'll need to format and reinstall XP. @cocoabo: I have no proof or evidence to suggest this, but I think if you just format L: you'll be fine. From here, you can use "fixmbr" command to fix the boot loader back to XP.

If the PC can boot into Windows and is stable, go to the Control Panel, Backup and Recovery and on the left side click Create a system repair disc. if i put a boot CD.. You'd be crazy not to enable this feature. If you do choose to enter your product key, Setup will determine the Vista product edition to install and will not display the next two screens show here:     Because

If you are working with a hard disk that a partition and some empty hard disk space, and would like to extend that partition so that it now includes some or One small problem is Vista is on another Partition. Check hardware compatibility You will want to immediately access Device Manager to find out whether there are any hardware devices connected to your system that need drivers. Sounds like something wrong with the file system or hard drive itself.

Can I somehow use her recovery partition to install a factory-fresh OS? I like my set up. If that still fails, then its a driver problem. I have never done it from a partition.

is this because of some remnants of the vista installation still in my computer? its not a hardware issue because my computer detects the networks and connections it just cant connect.