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03-15-2012 08:02 AM
That is even better. Keep in mind that when installing the Vist OS, it will want to change the bootloader ( or Bootmanger). What I would do is this
1) Pick the drive that will receive the Vista install. (assuming it is not the one with Windows 7)
2) move any usable data from that drive to a different media, be it DVD, the other hard drive, flash drive - your choice and format the drive
3) remove the Windows 7 drive from the "eyes" of the computer - IE: disconnect the SATA cable
4) install Vista on the drive from the 1), do the BIOS update and anything else requiring the Vista OS
5) Format the Vista drive or remove it from the "eyes" of the computer
6) reconnect the Windows 7 drive
If your choice is to "dual boot" Windows 7 with Vista, I think you will be disappointed with the way things work out, therefore I would not recommend that.