I just recently got a Dell Ispiron 530 and it came with Vista Home Premium on it. I really don't like Vista, still to much crap don't work with it. It came with a 250 gig hd and it is currently partitioned into a 10 gig recovery and a 220 gig primary. I tired using Acronis Disk Director to resize the 220 into two different partitions and then image the Vista OS partition and then I was going to install XP, but I don't know if Dell has the hd locked or something. All my attempts to do anything to the hd have failed. What is the best way to proceed here? Since Vista is already on there, can I just install XP Pro and then it will dual boot and I can select XP or Vista when I want or what. Thanks!