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How do I create an entry in the Vista BCD that will allow me to boot DOS?

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In XP, I used to add an entry in the boot.ini to allow me to boot into a DOS partition:

C:\bootsect.dos="DOS"  (I would save bootsect.dos into the XP root partition)

Can I do the same thing with Vista Ultimate and if so how (I assume with BCDEdit)?  I don't want to use a 3rd party bootloader.
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Thanks - the directions are not quite clear and require that DOS is the first partition.  I have Vista Ultimate as Partition 1 and DOS as Partition 2.  I want the Vista partition to be Active and to allow me to boot into either Vista or Dos.  Looking for a step-by-step for my configuration.
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Well, what's the problem? :)
In #5 everything is explained step by step. One thing he leaves out: you have to start cmd.exe elevated, that is rightclick cmd.exe ->run as administrator. Otherwise the commands do not work.
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