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Re: Hiding Vista volumes from XP (volsnap.sys issue revisited)

 
 
Dennis Pack
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      02-24-2008
Colin:
Thanks for writing the procedure. I use BitLocker but the
availability is limited. Have a great day.

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Dennis Pack
XP x64 SP2, Vista Enterprise x64
Office Professional Plus 2007
"Colin Barnhorst" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> There is still lots of confusion about the incompatibility between XP and
> Vista that leads to the loss of Vista's recovery options when
> multi-booting
> Vista and XP. I have prepared a Greypaper (it would be a whitepaper if I
> just knew what I was doing ) for those interested or needing to resolve
> the problem on their own computers. The attachment is based on my own
> notes
> in securing my test box from this problem. I multi-boot XP Pro x86, XP
> Pro
> x64, Vista x86, and Vista x64 so the example in the Greypaper is for more
> than just dual-booting.
>
> The attachment is in Word .doc format so any edition of Word or the Word
> Viewer (free download from Office Downloads) will do as well as Open
> Office,
> etc.
>
> Before you net-police start posting replies about "back up everything
> first", its all in the doc already.
>
> Feel free to use the attachment as you want, including modifying,
> reposting,
> etc.
>
> OK, all you flamers, let me have it.
>


 
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Colin Barnhorst
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      02-24-2008
You're welcome. Yes, a lot of users don't have Bitlocker. Besides, the
procedure can protect non-system Vista volumes too, like a Vista backup
partition (CompletePC Backup images).

"Dennis Pack" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Colin:
> Thanks for writing the procedure. I use BitLocker but the
> availability is limited. Have a great day.
>
> --
> Dennis Pack
> XP x64 SP2, Vista Enterprise x64
> Office Professional Plus 2007
> "Colin Barnhorst" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> There is still lots of confusion about the incompatibility between XP and
>> Vista that leads to the loss of Vista's recovery options when
>> multi-booting
>> Vista and XP. I have prepared a Greypaper (it would be a whitepaper if I
>> just knew what I was doing ) for those interested or needing to resolve
>> the problem on their own computers. The attachment is based on my own
>> notes
>> in securing my test box from this problem. I multi-boot XP Pro x86, XP
>> Pro
>> x64, Vista x86, and Vista x64 so the example in the Greypaper is for more
>> than just dual-booting.
>>
>> The attachment is in Word .doc format so any edition of Word or the Word
>> Viewer (free download from Office Downloads) will do as well as Open
>> Office,
>> etc.
>>
>> Before you net-police start posting replies about "back up everything
>> first", its all in the doc already.
>>
>> Feel free to use the attachment as you want, including modifying,
>> reposting,
>> etc.
>>
>> OK, all you flamers, let me have it.
>>

>


 
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