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dual boot: putting XP on Vista

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My dad bought a new computer and I could not emphasize enough how he should not get Vista installed yet. He went with it anyway. So I bought xp pro with service pack 2. I've created a new partition. When I'm in the boot menu, I can boot from cd, no problem there. I get an error message. Its something along the lines of Windows has discovered a risk and shutting down. Then it list some trouble shooting which hasn't helped. CHKDSK on /f, uninstall any new hardrives or hardrive controllers, Run anti-virus. No help. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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Did you create the partition while you were booted in Windows Vista?
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