Is it possible to have a flopydisk whit some DOS code that, when booted from it, will make a specific HD boot?

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Dual booting
Windows Vista
Windows XP
I do not like dualboot menu's, but I do have XP and Vista on 1 machine. When I start my pc it automaticly starts Vista, and when I want XP I pres F8 to select de HD on wich I have XP. I like this why of being able to select XP instead of Vista. But I was wondering if it is possible to create a floppydisk that, when booted from, makes the PC boot XP. So I smiple can enter the floppy disk turn the PC on and wake away, and it will automaticly boot XP instead of Vista without have to change the bootorder manually or pay attention (to pres F8 and then whait a second to select the HD). It does not matter how it works, if it has to change the bootorder and then reboot that is ok, because I than can make 2 flopydiks one to change to XP and one to change back. Thanking you in advance.
ASKED: June 4, 2008  9:34 PM
UPDATED: June 5, 2008  12:47 PM

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Hello Magnificus,
you may consider using an alternative boto loader such as <a href=”http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/”>GRUB </a>that you can use to <a href=”http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Multiboot-with-GRUB-2.html”>build your floppy/USB drive</a> that will allow you to choose wich OS to start.
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