Satellite Pro L40 - how to make a dual boot with two recovery disks

A small question;
How to dual boot with two recovery disks ive got with my laptop (Satellite Pro L40)

discs 1 & 2 are windows vista buisness
discs 3 & 4 are windows xp profesional
Disc 5 is updated the bios

The guy where I bougt garage computer (a metal regular store named expert) says that it is posible with discs tose.
I have
I already have a partition, but when I boot from disks, is not has the option to select a partition

Thanks already

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> Satellite Pro L40 - how to make a dual boot with two recovery disks?
Short answer: you can't do that. Maybe if you have two hard disks (I tried didn't) but as much as I know your SP L40 has only one.
Ask this smart guy, how to do this. Maybe it's a useful tip.

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