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

Discussion in 'Windows 64bit' started by Dennis Pack, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. Dennis Pack

    Dennis Pack Guest

    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" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > 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.
    >
     
    Dennis Pack, Feb 24, 2008
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  2. 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" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > 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" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> 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.
    >>

    >
     
    Colin Barnhorst, Feb 24, 2008
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