> The native tools won't allow for hiding the volumes from each other, but a
> boot manager like BootIT NG will do it. You need one where you can
> designate which volumes load with each OS instance.
> There's nothing wrong with setting up a third data volume that is
> available to each (again, as above this will require the use of a third
> party boot manager). I frequently do this with multi-boot systems.
> Best of Luck,
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
> "stillife" <stillife.3kw9vc[ at ]DoNotSpam.com> wrote in message
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>> Hi all,
>> I've noticed that there are a lot of threads about dual booting Vista
>> and XP and I've tried to look through most to find an answer to my
>> question. However I haven't been able to find any threads talking about
>> this. I apologize if this is a repeat.
>> I have been able to setup both XP and Vista on my computer. I have been
>> able to boot into either system through Vista BCD following the
>> tutorials available (eg. 'this one'
>> Now my question is this: is it possible to hide the vista partition in
>> xp and xp partition in vista? I have read about using NeoGrub to hide
>> the Vista partition from XP but I haven't implemented that yet. What
>> I'm looking to do is to be able to have the system partition in each to
>> be the "C" drive and have the other OS partition not being visible. I'm
>> setting this up for my dad and I want him to be able to turn on the
>> computer choose XP or Vista and then have only the files from that OS
>> Another issue I wanted to know about was using a single partition for
>> both OSs to store documents and favourites so duplicates won't be
>> needed. Is that possible? Is it a good idea?
>> Sorry about the long message. Thanks in advance for all your help.
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