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NickMApr 29, 2013, 9:16 PM RetiredChief said: Why do you have to go into Bios to change boot order.I have XP and Vista on two pair of raid0 HDDs. (also had Use a Virtual machine…much easier and convienient and better on your system. I have a 10″ e-machines notebook with Windows 7 installed, without a DVD drive. Either in BIOS or in Windows settings. Check This Out

Setting up the Dual-Boot Once Windows XP setup has finished, it'll automatically boot you into the newly installed copy of Windows XP – note that you will not be able to boot into With the above 3 OS in place I simply installed Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit on Drive D: Formating XP Pro 32 bit with Win 7 on the Install. A note about resizing volumes and 3rd Party Disk Defragmentation Software, such as Diskeeper, etc. There are online articles detailing all this so all I'll note here is to start over and try to follow the supported methods. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/8790/dual-boot-your-pre-installed-windows-7-computer-with-xp/

How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer

It does not apply. If I wanted an MBR again, I needed to re-install Win 7 as well (or repair it) because the XP installation will screw up the 7. I over simplified explaination.

This is the name of the operating system. EasyBCD 2.0 Beta (Forum Registration Required) JOIN THE DISCUSSION Tweet Brian Burgess worked in IT for 10 years before pursuing his passion for writing. July 21, 2010 Roberto I think I wasn't careful following the instructions. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Same Partition If we have dual booting then I want to shift my programs to win xp to win7 or win7 to winxp.

Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net). How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) I have Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) ALREADY installed on a SINGLE (SATA) hard drive.2. Stupid programs) on my dv8t with 2 500 GB hard drives (Win7/Vista on one - XP/Data on the other) My only problem was that everytime Win7 created a restore point, I http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/8057-dual-boot-installation-windows-7-xp.html If so, any trouble copy software/files/data from the Windows XP drive to the Windows 7 drive?

This way, the Virtual Memory paging isn’t working the same hard drive heads and data channels that the OS and software are, so when physical RAM gets used up and Virtual How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 I plugged in the old XP drive into the Compaq, hoping to be able to boot from the old XP drive using the BIOS to select it, as covered in this I don't know how it works fine now, because always when I tried to dualboot nothing going well 'till today. drive.Sorry for over repeating what I want to happen, but wow, every place I've been has a meandering of "what to do" and no direct "how to".

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

November 11, 2010 Karen Spindler I had successfully set up dual boot win7/xp but then last night i expanded the disk volume to get more space for the xp installation. Simples.An alternative way to do this is to install XP on one of the disks, remove it then install Windows 7 on the second disk, reconnect the XP disk and use How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer December 24, 2010 RonB I tried to dual boot XP on a p6610f PC. Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10 Now enter the amount of space you want to shrink the volume.

Except, install XP on the other drive instead of another partition on the Win7 drive. http://splashwebservices.com/windows-7/windows-updates-today-any-issues-on-your-windows-7.php After the boot up on my installation i got a blue screen regarding on Hardware compatibility on XP. From what Im reading, you can retro install…cant install a lower version of the OS. Were there any error messages? Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives

Right-click on the drive and select Shrink Volume. This brings up a list of drives to boot from, ie HDD1, HDD2, SSD, DVD what ever, you select and computer boots to that drive - This DOES NOT change boot Unfortunately, you are wasting your time here. this contact form Thanks February 15, 2010 taber big well i had xp on disk0 already wch was master disk and installed win 7 on seperate disk1 wch was a slave.

Make sure you label your XP drive before installing 7.1. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Usb Drive And DO NOT, please do not use any partition software to format the HDD you're going to use for Windows 7. I have a clean blank other SINGLE (SATA) hard drive upon which I will install Windows XP Professional (32-bit).3.

I want a boot menu to happen.Thank you.

VistaBootPRO 3.3 (free version) will still work too which you can download here. December 20, 2010 Mark Hi All, My question maybe simple but probably difficult. Prepping the Machine for an XP Installation The first thing to do is to get your system ready for installing Windows XP. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Easybcd 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:

Everything worked great and the bootloader made me choose at startup between Win 7 and "Earlier version". I take it you do not like an outsider telling you how to Multi-Boot XP and Win 7. My Harddisk can’t recognized XP on my System .""""" """Deb OK – have done everything without a hitch UNTIL it comes to installing XP, I get to the ’setup is starting http://splashwebservices.com/windows-7/remove-xp-from-win-7-dualboot-xp-installed-first.php 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?.