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I asked on the forums before but i didn't receive a clear answer. Email addresses, phone numbers and such will be removed. but by question is if i can just install XP over windows 7 without having the original windows 7 disk. Dont make me anyways, I dont have the money. this contact form

Our editors bring you complete coverage from the 2017 International CES, and scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech gadgets around. I have built a new Windows 7 Pro 64 bit computer with a SSD drive which houses the primary software and a WD 1TB SATA HDD for lesser software and data. thought after teh fact of installation. :) Mught not be as great as yours but may problems and their solutions are listed. thank you all March 11, 2011 Kevin @Migs, the process is quite simple, xp doesnt have the vaio's drivers, I fixed mine by doing this http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/72185-sata-drivers-slipstream-into-windows-xp-cd.html March 12, 2011 matt alright,

How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer

What can I do. Go to your Windows 7: Start / Control Panel / System and Security / Backup and Restore / Create A System Repair Disk. January 8, 2010 GFGFHFGF Don't be ridiculous.

Download the free GParted Live CD or use a commercial partition editor, and boot into it. I want to follow the instructions but it seems like many of you having issues. Get XP to run. How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 It controls what happens at boot time.

Sorry about that, ***^&*&^ Coolermaster, Antec 193 are spot on. Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10 What can I do now? So, I no longer can access my Win7 because I can't boot into it. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-to-make-a-hard-drive-bootable-373491/ At this stage, you are still able to boot Vista as per normal and you can terminate this tutorial safely if you wish.

As I said this tutorial rox! Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Same Partition Or I don't remember such when i had the fresh new drive. January 23, 2011 harpinder i just want to ask that is it necessary to install windows xp after windows7 February 10, 2011 Paola Hello. anyone can help me??

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too simple i have been donig it like this for many years and it eliminates all the dramas. find more May 30, 2011 BOBBO have set up a new partition but when trying to boot from xp disk it does not go to set up screen but starts to load xp How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer posted 22 Oct 2010 - show 1 replies - Reply - Permanent Link Admin Administrator It is inside the i386 folder posted 24 Oct 2010 - Reply - Permanent Link Hunter Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer.

In Easybcd, did you go to Add/Remove entries and add an entry Type Windows NT/2K/XP ? http://ventureforum.org/windows-7/fixing-dual-boot-issue-after-system-restore.php Virtual Windows XP can be installed on either Windows 7 ultimate or professional versions. The "Windows Easy Transfer" application is on the Windows 7 DVD in: [CDDRIVE:]\support\migwiz\migsetup.exe They probably named it migsetup.exe to make sure it wasn't named setup.exe and save some trouble with confused Check your hard drive to make sure it is properly configured and terminated. How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First)

March 16, 2011 Aes @Matt I don't know if this is allowed here, but crack it! The only fix for this is a registry tweak so that Windows XP can’t see the Windows 7 drive.Have you considered using the virtual Windows XP on Windows 7 it is Can this be set to work or is it not working because I need Win 7 Ult or Pro? http://ventureforum.org/windows-7/system-won-t-boot-into-windows-7.php One of these programs runs 10 times faster on XP than on Win 7 virtual mode.I don't plan to dual boot this time.

I need to be able to share and receive a signal from the printer's of PC MASTER, that is, the microcomputer where the printer is installed. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Usb Drive In the Create a System Image options I noticed that I could not uncheck the D: drive, which I use for storage only. Looking for More Tips?

It was pretty neat but it really only worked for XP -> Vista.

  1. If it's not there then XP is probably not seen in easybcd.
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  3. October 17, 2010 [email protected] STOP!!

Windows 7 forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows 7 is the best source for finding help or troubleshooting advice from a community of experts. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - You saved my life too by wademeister / March 30, 2011 12:41 AM PDT In reply to: Create a system partition on Check your hard drive to make sure it is properly configured and terminated. How To Downgrade Windows 7 To Xp October 4, 2010 Alex Managed to do this today, XP on a pre installed Windows 7 machine.

Press Enter In the file system selection page, highlight the option "Leave the current file system intact (no changes)". Just type cmd (NOT RUN FIRST!), then Ctrl+Shift+Enter to run elevated. If you have a Windows XP Setup CD, you can format C from the Recovery Console.The biggest caveat here is that you must also have Windows XP installed on your C drive. his comment is here I could have just installed 7 over the top, but the hard drive was a bit untidy, so I just took the opportunity to start fresh.

At least I know now how to dual boot a pre-installed Windows 7 computer with an XP operating system. October 28, 2010 Monkey21st """""Don I think some Notebook are dedicated to Windows 7 nowadays. Linux and a few other OSes do offer such a feature. 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

You can format the C: or, if you like, just install on top of it.Mike - Nope, it doesn't. Now Windows xp won't boot, I get the "hal.dll missing or corrupted". June 10, 2010 Mehul i got the problem fixed by installing .net 2.0 framework June 25, 2010 ShaveR ; ;Warning: Boot.ini is used on Windows XP and earlier operating systems. ;Warning: does it only migrate settings for Microsoft products?

It ain't setting the boot order, but it is selecting the boot drive in the BIOS. by AleyCZ / December 13, 2009 11:43 PM PST I had XP and Vista installed on my primary SATA hard drive (on SATA0 channel). I asked my university students this week if they've ever used a floppy disk, and it turned out that none of tham had ever used a floppy in their lives. so had to format the disk0 and install xp again.

Please Let me know Should i Install a x64 version of XP? September 2, 2010 Karan M Thank you so much for the info, I was about to format 6 netbooks I bought for my staff at aurusit.com. I have Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit) ALREADY installed on a SINGLE (SATA) hard drive.2. Installing Windows XP If you're installing Windows XP to a separate physical drive, do not disconnect the Windows Vista or Windows 7 drive, and do not change the drive boot order in