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If you were dual booting across drives I would say first unplug the 7 to 10 drive since you will want 7 to still load or use the upgrade option when You need to provide SATA drivers during XP installation or go in bios change AHCI to IDE in order for XP to work on newer computers that use SATA controller. Sep 3, 2010 #20 SylentViper TS Rookie Topic Starter i had thought of partitioning the main drive for a standard double os boot, but the disks are too small, after resetting HowToGeek was the best that I've ever read about this stuff! http://itreader.net/windows-7/searching-for-installation-updates-for-two-hours.html
As long as he doesn't mind the second copy using up harddrive space your idea will work fine. THis should be a blue screen. Reply Gerdo February 19, 2010 at 7:54 am # Hi, Thanks for this information, but when I start MSConfig again after a reboot, it says on the general tab ‘boot selectively'. Anyway, they have a lot of the drivers you need for the HP laptops. 2 things that helped tremendously also - the nlite with SATA drivers slipstreamed and Unknown Device Identifier. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/888023/how-to-remove-a-second-installation-of-a-windows-operating-system-from-a-partition
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error acpi.sys any ideas May 7, 2010 Kalle Do I have to shrink the system drive or can I shrink another drive? Forum New Posts FAQ Tutorial Index Tutorials Join Us Forum Windows 10 Forums Installation and Upgrade Windows 10: Windows 10 & XP dual boot. Keep it up ! If the partition you created was already formatted as NTFS you can leave it, or you can choose the FAT file system if you want.
Press F6 to install the drivers when Windows XP setup first loads. In this process we are going to shrink some free space on the Windows 7 hard drive to allocate toward a new partition. I was able to select that line and click on "Make Default." And viola, no more dual boot! How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 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.
How do I force it to create a dual boot to include server 2008 Reply loverboy23 August 25, 2011 at 7:01 pm # hello to all…is their someone who can help How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. What I meant to write is that a Zero-second timeout is not a good thing if the DEFAULT selection leads to a failed boot-up. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/8790/dual-boot-your-pre-installed-windows-7-computer-with-xp/ Are there any work arounds for this problem?
How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer
Sep 2, 2010 #15 SylentViper TS Rookie Topic Starter this really has been an excercise in futility. i thought about this But if we 1st install older versions of Windows then install newer version there is no probes in the boot process. Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10 Microsoft Windows 10 Hard Drive Icon Problem Last Post 3 Days Ago About two months ago, the icon for one of my external USB hard drives (that I have been using How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) I need to remove Win 7.
Sorry I don't remember how I did that; maybe it was a function in MSConfig? August 29, 2010 Elliot my computer is DV7-3180us HP Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit it came installed I want to Dual boot and ad XP 32 bit. But I did want to dope-slap the person that suggested reducing the timeout to Zero seconds and giving me one big, extra headache. When I select it from the boot menu, however, it says it can't find the bootloader for XP, and suggests that I should put in the disk and restore it. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives
I have an Xp folder on my drive. Aug 17, 2010 #4 SylentViper TS Rookie Topic Starter sorry to sound like a total noob, but how do i do that? Hey ive just bought an ssd and installed windows on it and i want to get rid of the old windows. December 27, 2010 Parus check the link ziaulhak.blogspot.com December 28, 2010 jolin Actually, recently I've found another way to speed up my poor PC, the software "tuneup360".
with Bliss as the wallpaper and one recycle bin. Easybcd Windows Xp Win7 pre-installed boot from CD with XP inserted will result in the following error message as XP cannot see any hard drives. ———————————————————————————————————————————- A problem has been detected and windows has Reply Jannis April 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm # Hi !!
There are a half-dozen additional, cryptic lines in my computer's MSConfig that Mr.
I will ask if you want to format-Y; examines your drive. I cannot tell you the number of mobos I blew. Remove any newly installed hard drives or hard drive controllers. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Usb Drive I try for many ways, but without success.
Leave the checkbox for automatic configuration checked, and do not manually change the drive in EasyBCD thereafter. Time for Clean Install when simply wanting to get that seen to! 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. In this example we made a 10GB partition for the XP install.
If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. June 9, 2010 Mehul i installed win xp on pre installed win7 after that i installed as per the instructions easybcd 2.0 beta built 99 when i run it then i WTF??? I did all the partition stuff and checked it twice.
Maybe I've bitten off more that I can deal with? Do you know how to get into Safe Mode? (Press [F8] at the OS selection screen when booting — that’s one of the “advanced options” that that key gives you the