I have a Windows XP Pro system and I am trying to upgrade it to Vista Business so that I can eventually upgrade it to Windows 7. But the upgrade option cannot be selected and I am getting an error during the upgrade attempt that says "“Windows cannot determine if another operating system exists on your computer". How can I edit my current boot.ini file so that this message does not appear and the upgrade version is an option? The file is below:
C:\CMDCONS\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons
UnsupportedDebug="do not select this" /debug
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
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