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What can I do to bypass this step? (The same ISO DVD worked fine on another computer so I don't think it's corrupt. Please help. So boot into Vista, try to look at the security settings for that folder, unsecure it, then move it to another computer and take all the data out. I shrunk th partition and added another, and loaded XP (yes, if you have a SATA drive, it needs to be changed in your bios to "compatible" to be seen in my review here

Mr.Miles View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Mr.Miles 03-28-2015, 07:11 PM #4 colorpurple21859 Senior Member Registered: Jan 2008 Location: I have XP as the primary. It placed the boot manager on another parition I used for game installs. For adding Windows XP to boot configuration data (Windows 7 BCD) you click on "Fix XP/2003 boot", select XP \Windows folder and confirm. why not try these out

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This will restore booting to Windows 7 by default. Installation Most people have only one hard drive, and sometimes you're limited to only one drive on a notebook for example. You are asking about a new system by Microsoft and are tinkering with partitions where it can be dangerous, resulting in trouble and failed boots.The direct answer is this is part I have a AMD fx2 3800+ system, with a 160gig sata II hard drive.

Looks like I got a bit of work ahead of me… Reply cristian says: August 21, 2006 at 1:26 am holam!! If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. Vista offers you the choice to upgrade your existing XP installation, but this would mean you would lose the ability to restore your XP to its previous state if necessary, this Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives And yes, installing Grub to the mbr would overwrite the windows code in the master boot record but would have no effect on the boot files on the xp partition.QUOTE] Awesome,

HOw do I start the installation? How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 thanks, DS Reply Pingback: How to Install/Remove Windows Vista Beta for dual-boot XP - Gadgetizer.com Long Zheng says: September 8, 2006 at 2:03 pm @Dan Stefanko: I don't know how well If ...Show All Items Most computers we use have Windows on them. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/8790/dual-boot-your-pre-installed-windows-7-computer-with-xp/ Each operating system takes up a considerable amount of space on the hard drive.

Appear a black screen, saying something like: "Error Disk, Press Ctrl+alt+Del to restart", also appears like some strangers letters or numbers. Window Xp Mode I didn't have any issues partitioning the hard drive. If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check for viruses on your computer. The only error I could see was a quick mention tha there was not sufficient space to recreate/restore the MBR?!

How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7

As it is pretty old - 6 years- I have brought a HP desktop which has Win 7 Home preloaded (I have created the recovery discs). https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-xp-and-windows-7-dual-boot-issue-they-won-t-343514/ questions: -when i insert the windows xp cd? -can the dual boot support win7 64-bit properly i mean (100%) without any problem - i really afraid to do this , but Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 Type in "e:\boot\bootsect.exe /nt52 ALL /force" (without quotes, and replacing e: with the drive letter of your Vista DVD). How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) Oh well, it needed reformatting anyway, it was only 128 GB before, but I did lose a LOT of DBZ episodes DXThat's never happened to me...

Anyway, Windows sometimes doesn't like big files.Well, I have a 500GB HDD and AVG Anti-Virus Free and everything is OK.Cool. http://splashwebservices.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-windows-7-pro-and-windows-server-2008-boot-loader.php Then turn SATA (ACHI) to IDE. Reply Dan says: July 31, 2006 at 3:35 pm I have Vista running on Dual Boot with XP no problems. Thanks, Paul August 11, 2010 Sam E Pablo Picaso !!! Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10

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Please read through the comment list before you add a comment. If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check for viruses on your computer. October 27, 2010 Deb OK - have done everything without a hitch UNTIL it comes to installing XP, I get to the ‘setup is starting windows' and then nothing…….as in it get redirected here When I restarted my PC it was here.

My PC Setup is: Asus A8N32-SLI Deluxe AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400 (2.2 GHz) 1 GB RAM NVIDIA 7950 GT WD SATA 320 GB (C:) WD EIDE 120 GB (G:, I:, How To Downgrade Windows 7 To Xp One issue I had installing XP is that it couldnt find a HD and would BSoD during the XP CD installer. Otherwise, boot using the x64 DVD and use the Vista ‘repair' function to run that command.

Apparrently you need XP on first then put Win7 on.

That doesn't jibe with my Windows 7 machine here, though. December 3, 2010 Stefan Can anyone help me ?? Keep it up ! Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Easybcd December 24, 2010 RonB The easyBCD software would not run on XP.

Seems to have almost installed, but when it does it's final boot, it gets a BSOD Hardware error. EVery time it installs perfectly yet I cannot seem to get XP to dual boot. Ztcoracat View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Ztcoracat View Blog 03-28-2015, 11:28 PM #6 Mr.Miles LQ Newbie Registered: Mar useful reference Reply Hanspuppa says: September 12, 2006 at 6:10 am I used the direction above to remove Vista and it leaves a Boot Directory and also bootmgr on my C: (XP) drive.

Have you found a solution ? What I've tried: Everything on one SATA drive. Reply tim says: October 26, 2006 at 9:13 am I installed vista b2 on the same partition as my xp's. I have now reinstalled Vista again in dual boot mode but now I get three entries in the dual boot selection screen - Previous Windows (XP) and now two entries for

To find out more about it, read this: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsvista/library/85cd5efe-c349-427c-b035-c2719d4af778.mspx Reply AndyW says: September 27, 2006 at 8:41 pm ThanX for the quick reply! Doing this will overwrite the bootloader again, requiring repair as per the above –fabricator4 Oct 21 '12 at 13:27 ok, you've convinced me. Many thanks in advance. January 7, 2010 Kyle Geek, Is it possible to do this same process to test a pc for errors in the hardware and/or software?

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Reply Zemy101 says: October 20, 2006 at 12:55 am Thank you Long Zheng, my download of RC1 is nearly finished. And then proceed with install. bt the real prob started when goin in bios and selecting boot device as disk1, the win7 os started scan disk cdrive where xp os was and truncated the whole drive

what should i do now to run easy bcd June 10, 2010 jim After a while of trying to install Win7 first with no progress i decided to install XP first How do I not back down against an unstoppable force? ThanX for any further insight you can give me on this. September 21, 2010 Glen I've been trying to set up dual boot for the last day.

I've also heard fdisk might be able to rectify matters but am not sure how i can get to a prompt to try this. Show full path to file in terminal What should I answer on questions about other employees?