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I've installed the 2nd (new) instance on it's own hard drive and can boot both instances successfully if the hdd's are alone, but when I connect both hard drives at the We have already virtualization in windows7 compatible with hardware existance so, there we can work in both xp and win7 eviornment. Can I run both systems by setting the Bios to boot from usb first, then dualbooting either system, if so could you give me step by step instructions or point me I verified this thru HP. his comment is here

Duplicate the partitions or drive as desired, but NOT use Windows booter, use some other boot manager, which can hide the other copy - then both copies boot as the C: is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.Additional information is available athttps://askleo.com/creative-commons-license/.Terms Ads vs. Read more:

How do I get rid of boot choices in Windows 7? - It can be confusing to remove multi-boot choices for operating systems that have been removed. I did all the partition stuff and checked it twice.

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

Thanks, Matt February 12, 2010 Louis I have seen it addressed here but not a working answer. Goodluck and hope this helps. i sugest backup all your data and then partition it and install it again (or clone it) to one hdd thats the primary Apr 18, 2006 #18 wlknaack TS Rookie 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.

  1. You should now be looking at a dialog like this: Click on Edit to edit the startup options file (aka boot.ini) manually.
  2. This can cause configuration problems when you start WindowsXP.
  3. Easy BCD isnt a very good software.
  4. You might want to rename the Volume label something else like “XP Partition” so it’s easier to identify when installing XP.
  5. Could this be a HDD jumper issue?
  6. If any body want to install other OS like like Linux, Just make a 5GB free space then install this largest free space.
  7. You will have a raw C: drive.

i have installed xp but then when the computer restarts again it comes up with an error message "Error loading operating system" what can i do to fix this problem. So, it means that it don't works, so when I restart and when I take the installation CD of Windows XP, the same message appears and my old Windows 7 will Dec 27, 2005 #1 puppetgrimm1 TS Rookie Posts: 50 jonisaksson said: Hi My wife and I share the same computer, I use my computer for playing games where as my my How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 Join the community here, it only takes a minute.

by urhstry / October 18, 2010 1:34 AM PDT In reply to: Re: 2 copies of Windows This thread fits my problem exactly but this is what I have in my Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Are the steps the same as described above?Thanks for your help. s September 28, 2010 Terry I read on Microsoft's site @ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926185 that a dual boot configuration with Win XP and Win 7 will result in XP overwriting all the latter's http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/is-it-possible-to-install-2-instances-of-windows-xp-in-a-dual-boot.40328/ What do I need to do in order to make the expanded volume boot xp?

I am trying to install Windows XP on my Windows7 netbook. How To Install Multiple Operating Systems On One Computer That should open Notepad with something similar to the following from my machine: [boot loader] timeout=5 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptOut C:CMDCONSBOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons In this I decided I wanted to upgrade the W2K to XP Pro. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Two copies of XP on system--how to remove?

Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp

That's what I have and would like to either replace it or put Windows XP on it too. In addition, you must ensure that the boot volume is formatted with the correct file system You must reformat and repartition your hard drive if:•You have only one volume (so each How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) 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. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives What can I do now?

Now click on the Advanced tab. http://cgmguide.com/windows-7/windows-7-partition.php This service is often switched off, or set to disabled, when 3rd Party Disk Defragmentation Software is installed. DOnt bother dual booting with a single drive - its not worth the headaches that will arise as you accidently delete required files whilst cleaning up the current OS. Technical information: *** STOP: 0×0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0×00000000, 0×00000000) ——————————————————————————————————————————— September 20, 2010 Raj Anyone successfully installed XP dual boot on Win 7 Home Premium 64 Bit laptop? Dual Boot Windows 10 And Xp

When booting if the First one in the list goes to the correct XP install, do the following.Open windows explorer, go to VIEW -> select "details"Go to Tools - Folder Options XP sees it, assigns a drive letter ( c:) and throws the required boot files for XP on that stupid little 10MB partition. Good post. http://cgmguide.com/windows-7/windows-7-installs-on-windows-logo-on-new-install.php Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: copy removed by Kees Bakker / April 4, 2010 6:05 AM PDT In reply to: copy is removed BUT...

January 9, 2010 alan em i have a problem. Install Windows 7 After Windows 10 I have XP on the C drive and films on the D drive. Under Operating systems, delete the one you don't want.

If its IDE , go into your BIOS and find your SATA Harddrive configuration change that to either ATA/PATA or Legacy (make sure you save your changes) Reboot and you should

Posted: January 7, 2006 in: Windows Shortlink: https://askleo.com/2514TAGS: boot sequence, reformatting About LeoLeo A. However as the other replies have stated, if you installed the OEM copy of XP onto the non-OEM machine then you are in non-compliance of your license agreement. Boot from the XP installation disk and start the install process. How To Downgrade Windows 7 To Xp Restart the system and hopefully it will fix the problem without tinkering with boot.iniIf you have more question, let me know.

I looked in the registry and program files path is fine.. And if you're tired of having the computer wait 30 seconds for you to choose an operating system, you can also change the timeout value, as I have in my example. I hope that others guys can do that too. http://cgmguide.com/windows-7/formatting-partition-plz-help.php Just my two cents Late Puppetgrimm1 Dec 28, 2005 #2 niceboy TS Rookie Posts: 54 if u must install two instances of xp, try XOSL.

anyone can help me?? I take it you do not know about the ALIGNMENT THAT IS NEEDED TO RUN THEM, AND THAT SINCE XP'S FLOORED FORMATTING AT SECTION 63 ETC. Recommendations Reviews & Affiliate Disclosure {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Windows98 is intended as an upgrade to Windows95 and will try to use the same boot file. •You must install WindowsXP only after installing MS-DOS, Windows95, or Windows98 to prevent MS-DOS

I hope this clarifies the WinXP managed dual-boot. However, this may not always be necessary -- installing Windows 7 after Windows 8 or 8.1 seems to work. Now, although I do still have XP on another partition, I never access that XP partition because I found I could access that partition's Program Files folder, navigate to the relevant XP is only option which would start up automatically.