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Reply Pat says: September 28, 2006 at 10:46 am I reinstalled 3 times now, still no luck. and In Win 7 SHRINK Volume and convert to dynamic disk about 100 gigs.Then you instal XP on this partition and changing with IDE OR AHCI you will get the system January 8, 2010 GFGFHFGF Don't be ridiculous. June 1, 2010 GT Had the same problem as Larry but I don't even get the "welcome to setup" screen . http://relite.org/dual-boot/dual-boot-os.php

umm… but now i have another problem on my hands. i got the same problem but i used another XP pro Cd with SP3 and it worked just fine. March 4, 2011 Jonatha Almeida Guys the tutorial rocks! If you install a newer version of Windows first and then an older version, the NTLDR may not be able to interpret the location of older operating systems and will eventually

If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check for viruses on your computer. Be sure to select this new partition for the xp install. Select forumWindowsMac OsLinuxOtherSmartphonesTabletsSoftwareOpen SourceWeb DevelopmentBrowserMobile AppsHardwareDesktopLaptopsNetworksStoragePeripheralSecurityMalwarePiracyIT EmploymentCloudEmerging TechCommunityTips and TricksSocial EnterpriseSocial NetworkingAppleMicrosoftGoogleAfter HoursPost typeSelect discussion typeGeneral discussionQuestionPraiseRantAlertTipIdeaSubject titleTopic Tags Select up to 3 tags (1 tag required) CloudPiracySecurityAppleMicrosoftIT EmploymentGoogleOpen SourceMobilitySocial EnterpriseCommunitySmartphonesOperating 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.

Kinda sucks when most machines don't come with floppies anymore. Good luck, Shane. The boot-loader in 98SE cannot handle more than two OS at a time in most cases. The resulting DOS window seemed to indicate that vista boot loader is deleted.

Do you think that my situation is hopeless? Only the default (latest) OS is available on the computer. I was just considering that exact path. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/175846-dual-boot-windows-7-64-bit-pre-installed-xp-32-bit.html Thanks.

After the 64 bit Windows XP is also installed, reboot to see if you get both operating systems under the boot menu. October 7, 2010 justin just in check hello, any one can clear my doubt. Trying to dual boot in order to solve a few compatability issues with a couple of older games I have. the SF tutorial referred above shows how.

  1. 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.
  2. I only found this out because I am adding a OCZ Revodrive 120gb PCI-e rev 2 x4 as my main HD.
  3. September 14, 2010 Answer XP does not support SATA drives fully so you need a driver which you can slipstream into XP or use a floppy (maybe USB haven't checked).
  4. Reply Long Zheng says: September 17, 2006 at 2:20 pm @John Petrello: You have to run the full command in Command Prompt. "bootsect.exe /nt52 ALL /force" Reply John Petrello says: September
  5. To get both XP and Windows 7 as an option at the boot screen you can use the free utility EasyBCD 1.72 or their new 2.0 Beta.
  6. Hope this helps.
  7. December 22, 2010 Bryan1998 How to do it: Go into the bios sand look for SATA setiings.
  8. I can still load XP or XP64, but Vista64 can't finish the install.
  9. I verified this thru HP.
  10. i have windows xp 32 bit pre-installed (in C drive), I was trying to install DUAL BOOT xp with Windows 7 (in D drive NTFS) using ISO image file of Windows

All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. http://newwikipost.org/topic/qOptU02t65CzKC4QW11SujvI4zRASq70/installed-win-7-dual-boot-with-XP-already-installed-can-t-access-Win.html anybody got any suggestions. but then i wanted to unistall vista and so i followed your instructions. I want to follow the instructions but it seems like many of you having issues.

Go to "Start" and "Run". this contact form And if you still have the ISO image, try emulating it instead of burning it. http://www.google.com/search?q=winload+vista Looks like you're not the only one. Such a configuration change may require you to reinstall the original software image when troubleshooting possible software and hardware issues with technical support.

When the computer rebooted, Vista began to uninstall itself. not even the C: where my Win 7 is and works fine? EVery time it installs perfectly yet I cannot seem to get XP to dual boot. have a peek here One last question to the OP: have you tried to install your printer in compatibility mode?

I have a trim enabled SSD for windows-7, so the bios needs AHCI. I use the XP boot cd and it inspects my system but I get the frozen blue error screen saying the system shut down to protect etc etc. And for the matter, you can also set up multi boot for previous versions of Windows as well.

Is there a walkthrough somewhere?

wallyinncJun 5, 2010, 11:43 PM roonj, I beg to differ: it is possible to install Windows XP after having installed Windows 7. When you want WIN 7 64 bit then before loading go to bios and change to AHCI driver. It placed the boot manager on another parition I used for game installs. POST completed successfully it saw both HD's and it went right back into RTM setup.

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 There is a boot folder in my XP drive directory, with subfolders Fonts and en-US. Check your BIOS settings which might have changed. Check This Out 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.

Make sure to take a moment and decide how much space to use for the XP partition. Sign InJoinPrivacy Policy So sorry if this has been already asked. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number dell gx620 OS Windows Xp professional 32 bit CPU 2.8 ghz pentium D Motherboard intel 945 Memory 4gb ddr2 Graphics Card ati 4350hd 512 mb

I have winxp pro. If anybody have same problem that I, or have some doubts how I got it, just mail me or chat with me: [email protected] March 6, 2011 Jonatha Almeida Brows… It's keeping February 17, 2011 Luka I tryed doing this but i fucked up everything, sended the machine for repairing, the dude there said you cant install xp on 2nd partition if you The problem is that Win 7 creates a "System Reserved" partition of 10 MB.

Reply Collin says: November 15, 2006 at 10:34 am I installed vista RC2 x64 on a partition as a dual boot, And then i went into xp pro and formatted the As there are no other versions of Windows involved here, you can start with installation of Windows XP 32 bit. That all worked fine but xp does not see my network card. windows7guyJun 5, 2010, 6:32 AM Hello digistyle,For the actual Windows 7 and XP -Yes you can "multiboot" to Windows XP and Windows 7. *(After installing Windows 7, default Windows 7 is

page, select the partition or disk where you want to install the new Windows operating system. Yes, all of those numbers really do mean something, and actually are important. Reply Pingback: Richard Sprague WebLog Dan Stefanko says: September 8, 2006 at 9:01 am You mentioned re-partitioning a single drive such as in a laptop, I have 4 physical SATA-2 drives Theres one times that appears that some file, called PartMgr.sys cannot be copied.

Technical information: *** STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please help me… I really need to get this thing dual boot ASAP. My Harddisk can't recognized XP on my System . Is that because XP64 overwrote(?) the RC1 bootloader? This is due to XP writing it’s bootloader over Windows 7’s.

I would like to change it back to XP.