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Use Bootsect to extract Vista or Windows 7 from a dual-boot configuration

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Executive Summary

You can use the Bootsect command to remove the Windows Boot Manager and its Boot Configuration Data system from the boot partition of a hard drive and replace it with Windows XP's NTLDR boot management system. In this week's Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you the Bootsect commands required to extract Windows Vista or Windows 7 beta from a dual boot configuration.

This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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