A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. I have a legitimate Windows XP Home disk, and I've set up a 40GB partition on the 250 GB SATA drive as instructed above. Use a Virtual machine…much easier and convienient and better on your system. For example both use the following directories:%SystemDrive%\Program Files%SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings (this actually is not a directory, but a junction in Windows 7)Also they both will use the same pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys Source
My System Specs OS windows 7 stinkstink View Public Profile Find More Posts by stinkstink 06 May 2009 #8 Brink 64-bit Windows 10 Pro 64,445 posts Oklahoma Stinkstink, If you read all these threads, you will see that these replies have been going on for months and many have no good results. Change the drive letter to K (get it out of the way!). I rebooted and it only boots to xp.
I opened the command prompt to see if all my drives are seen, and yes, they are. Previous references to choosing the boot drive in the BIOS were referring to the BIOS boot menu. Then skip from here to Next Install ...
Windows 7 is pretty good. Tip If you get Error loading Operating System after XP restarts:Using your Windows 7 installation disc, boot to the command prompt at startup. Then;I also decided to install my wireless mouse and keyboard, which consists of a Microsoft USB Wireless desktop receiver.When I did this and attempted to hit Enter for Windows XP on Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Same Partition To make a dual boot system on two disks simply install Windows XP first and then Windows 7.
Just my guess may have misread your post, maybe?Also after my OS was loaded then I went in a renamed the partition so I could tell which is which. How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) What information does the GM provide players when dealing with a monster? January 3, 2011 Aashish Vaghela Hello HTG folks ! 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.
Browse other questions tagged windows-7 windows-xp hard-drive boot or ask your own question. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Usb Drive From what Im reading, you can retro install…cant install a lower version of the OS. 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). Luckily we can do it without any 3rd party software.
Thanks in Advance Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - The short version. No data loss will occur and a third-party boot utility is not used. How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer The F12-thing is just great!But while reading I discovered that the way I had installed XP should have given me a lot of problems. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives Except, install XP on the other drive instead of another partition on the Win7 drive.
Proffitt Forum moderator / April 7, 2010 11:17 PM PDT In reply to: Dual Boot Installation Windows xp and Windows 7 The supported way is to install the OLDER OS first this contact form Make sure it has been formatted as NTFS. Windows 7 is fine for its drives. I think this site might give you a more in-depth answer as to why XP and Win 7 does not work. Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10
Been there, tried that, I got invalid BOOT.INI and then Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:
My dualboot also works correctly! How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 February 28, 2011 matrini I tried your dual boot solution as to creating a partition and loading xp pro. Plus I came here for advice on how and followed it.
Finishing Up If all has gone well (assuming you followed the directions here to a tee, there is no reason for it not to have), you should be presented with the Install XP on one drive. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Strange by tubaloth / August 14, 2009 12:38 AM PDT In reply to: windows xp and windows 7 dual boot issue: they won't Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Easybcd Can this same process be used for a laptop?
Check your hard drive to make sure it is properly configured and terminated. In XP, download and install .Net Framework 2.0 (32-bit) version or .Net Framework 2.0 (64-bit) version first, and EasyBCD (free version) for your 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x86) XP. In Specify volume size:, enter the size you want in MB and click Next. Check This Out So is that possible to still do, and if so what steps to I need to take.
Finish the installation and enjoy!Trust me! I have XP on the C drive and films on the D drive. Theres one times that appears that some file, called PartMgr.sys cannot be copied. I'm just wondering why it should still be so difficult.
This is due to XP writing it’s bootloader over Windows 7’s. Select the main Windows XP volume by typing in SELECT VOLUME 0 (in most cases it will be Volume 0 - in our lab in was Volume 1). December 18, 2010 giulio hey cna anybody help me i can setup wifi connefction in my laptop (win xp) everything worked fine, the instalation, etc but i have a problem, the Such a configuration change may require you to reinstall the original software image when troubleshooting possible software and hardware issues with technical support.
Thank you kindly for a direct, precise response.Regards ,JP 32 answers Last reply Sep 2, 2014 More about dual boot windows each individual hard drives Hawkeye22Apr 28, 2011, 12:12 AM You There are online articles detailing all this so all I'll note here is to start over and try to follow the supported methods.