WARNING - Vista Home Basic
Edition does not have an uninstall option in
add/remove programs, upgrade is permanent. You
should parallel install Vista Home Basic Edition
at the beginning until you get use to it.
Vista Home Basic Edition from duel boot system
Remove Vista Home Basic Edition from duel boot
system Option 2
Removing Vista Home Basic
Edition from a duel boot system is not a task for
the faint hearted, so make sure you do a full back
up before trying. as there is a chance of hard drive
The main reason for this
problem is the new boot loader. So follow the
next steps after you backup.
Type command "FIXBOOT C:"
(No speech marks)
Next type "FIXMBR", read
serious warning messages and press "Y" to
Exit and reboot.
Finally edit Boot.ini and
delete line with "Longhorn" or "Vista" on it
and delete the folder Vista Home Basic
Edition resides in.
And now you have returned your computer to
its previous state, without Vista Home Basic
Edition and without the new bootloader.
Boot your computer in to Windows
Ensure you have the Vista Home Basic Edition DVD in the DVD drive.
Go to “Start” and “Run”. Type in
“d:\boot\bootsect.exe /nt52 ALL /force”
(without quotes, plus replace d: with the drive
letter of your Vista Home Basic Edition DVD).
Restart the computer, and you
will notice the boot selection menu is gone.
Format the partition/drive where
you had Vista Home Basic Edition installed.
Remove two files (Boot.BAK &
Bootsect.BAK) on your XP root folder (C:)..
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