Winodw Boot Manager starts XP Prof. Setup instead of Vista
Posted on 2008-10-06
I've a Dell Optiplex 330 PC with Vista installed. Instead of booting Vista the PC starts the Microsoft Windows XP Professional Setup which is defect, generating an error message. After the error message hitting the Return button brings the list of boot options - Vista, XP Prof. Setup. To delete the Setup-Partition I tried without success
(1) Called Dell -> no solution
(2 )Looked with the Vista boot manager -> it only recognize the Vista boot partition
(3 )Used Acronis Disk Director Suite -> doesnt recognize the XP setup partition
(4 )Started with WXP CD and W2K3 -> blue screen crash
How can the XP Prof. Setup be deleted or disabled?