Saturday, September 30, 2006

Stupid Vista broke my XP

I installed Vista RC1 on a separate drive in my machine that I use mainly for OS trials. All of my Linux distros, WinXP MCE and Vista trials go there.

When I logged into the pretty Vista and looked in "Computer". I found the drive that holds my Windows XP installation (my main OS) was empty, all 114GBs of it. Stupid Vista!

3 comments:

  1. the same happened to my XP

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  2. Ouch!
    My setup went perfect and I can switch back and forth with no issues...
    Wierd!
    Anyway, I'm playing with Vista RTM :) Looks and runs fantastically fast!

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  3. That was RC1 that killed my machine. My contact in MS promised me a corporate release version last week, and Im still waiting for it.

    What happened was that during installation, I got to the screen where it asks you to specify the drive to install vista, and it showed a 114GB drive with 114GB free space. I freaked of course and tried hopelessly to revive it. Couldn't. But at the end I got all the photos since last back up recovered.

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