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Dual booting- need some advice


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Due to Vista's serious lack of drivers for old software (and being a tad slow at times) i have wondered if it was worth installing XP on a separate 40Gb HDD.... can that work? If so what must I do?

any advice appreciated!
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I haven't done a dual boot of xp and vista but I found this tutorial online. Ensure you back up your files first in case something wrong happens.
Another tutorial.

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Thanks! That tutorial is really good and simple. Only problem is Vista wont let me partition my hard drive any more that 1304mb.... even though i have plenty of free space left, it says if i remove page files i can make it bigger.... but what are page files?
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Another question. If I plug in an additional hard drive, install vista and xp on that one, with a partition of course, and set it as the drive to boot from.... will that work?
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