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Funnily enough, my C drive is already partitioned (into C and D) so l assume l can skip a lot lot of the origian tutorial?. One thing I didnt like about this process is that Win7 creates a small partition and when XP was installed, it saw both Win7 partitions and installed on drive E. (C: I have multi-booted XP Pro 32/64 bit for the past X many years, and have managed to install Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit, but not working with the new alignment. The reason being if somehow Drive E: Internet Drive became corruput, I can still use Drive C: or D: to correct the problem, *&^%%$&* script kiddies.

Once in EasyBCD, go to the "Bootloader Setup" page, and select "Install the Windows Vista/7 bootloader to the MBR" then "Write MBR" to get the EasyBCD bootloader back.

EasyBCD BCD In this example we’re freeing up 40GB of space. But the problem that I quoted before still occurring that is the CD/DVD boot don't keep the XP instalation. If I look at the drivers for the SATA drives, they all show the same two items: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\disk.sys C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\PartMgr.sys When I try to install XP on the HP laptop part way try here

How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First)

Leave the checkbox for automatic configuration checked, and do not manually change the drive in EasyBCD thereafter. My machine got Fcked. Of course if I were to do that, it would mean my Windows 7 loader wouldn't work anymore, correct? If you decide that dual-booting Windows 7 and XP is not for you then it's fairly easy to wind back the clock using EasyBCD.

but when I go to install XP no partitions appears at the blue screen where your to select a partition. Thanks April 26, 2011 Jim Hajny I am running windows 7 home premium 64 bit and am wondering if I can install windows xp? Here we’re installing XP Professional on the new partition. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Same Partition Are there any work arounds for this problem?

December 18, 2010 giulio hey cna anybody help me i can setup wifi connefction in my laptop (win xp) everything worked fine, the instalation, etc but i have a problem, the Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives Anybody, dont leave this question if u know the answer. s September 28, 2010 Terry I read on Microsoft's site @ that a dual boot configuration with Win XP and Win 7 will result in XP overwriting all the latter's directory On the "View Settings" window you can see the entries already present in the bootloader.

What can I do. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Usb Drive Back in the late 80s or early 90s IBM had dual boot setup and it was a piece of cake to run OS/2 and Windows on the same machine…..times change I May 8, 2010 Dan Can Any one please Help me with this? try another XP August 21, 2010 Jonathan N I have a question, if i have windows 7 preinstalled on my computer but do not actually want to use it but want

Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives

what will happen if I format the drive C:? *****previously, I use the command "bcdedit" remove the win7, so there was no boot management for dual os. I do many crazy things during the steps given in the tutorial and many others that I read on the internet. How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) I verified this thru HP. How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer You’re shown the total size of the disk and the amount of size that is available to shrink.

I have American Megatrends BIOS and I do not see this parameter anywhere? 2) How do you "slipstream" in the SATA drivers when XP install is loading? If this is the first time you’ve seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. Maybe I've bitten off more that I can deal with? Great job man! Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10

Proffitt Forum moderator / April 7, 2010 11:17 PM PDT In reply to: Dual Boot Installation Windows xp and Windows 7 The supported way is to install the OLDER OS first I would appreciate any help from you guys. then five dots came up and the whole procedure locked up and would not respond to any key or even control, alt, delete. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

This is due to XP writing it’s bootloader over Windows 7’s. How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 but by question is if i can just install XP over windows 7 without having the original windows 7 disk. EasyBCDSystem Requirements Supported Operating Systems EasyBCD and UEFI EasyBCD Basics Viewing Entries Adding Entries Renaming Entries Changing the default boot entry Changing the Menu Options Reordering Menu Entries Deleting Menu Entries

Best regards BigYin July 13, 2011 bigyin Hi There Mr Moderator.

I am getting increasingly frustrated by this whole bloody microsoft nonsense – sob! June 1, 2010 GT Had the same problem as Larry but I don't even get the "welcome to setup" screen . A note about resizing volumes and 3rd Party Disk Defragmentation Software, such as Diskeeper, etc. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Easybcd Windows 7 is fine for its drives.

Thanks very much! How big do u recommd that I make the new partition? Make sure you install the XP on the IDE HDD first.2. It came preloaded with Win7 Home Premium 64 Bit, which will not several of the older 32 bit programs I use for image editing and web design at work.

December 20, 2010 Mark Hi All, My question maybe simple but probably difficult. Could one use GParted/Knoppix (or another LiveCD) to set that up? After the process completes you’ll see the new Unallocated space. bcdedit /set {ID} path \bootsect.bin5.

You'll see that "Earlier Version of Windows" is handled by the Legacy OS Loader which has an identifier of [ntldr].


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