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 Each operating system takes up a considerable amount of space on the hard drive. please advise. Feel free to run EasyBCD in either OS and customize your dual-boot by renaming entries, changing the default OS, and modifying the menu timeout.
October 29, 2010 Larry I have a problem,it is,I own and can register a win xp pro media(english) and a win 7 home(german).can I put them both on one harddisk?,and will Even went to command prompt and bootfix options listed on the forums, but Win 7 still can't boot up. (XP doesn't show up since running the repairs. Clockwork. All necessary files (ntldr, ntdetect.com, boot.ini) are all on this drive.
What happens then, it seems, is that when I choose XP from the new BCD bootmenu, the copy of the xp bootloader that is now on C takes over, finds my I thought that maybe there was a way to have both drives plugged at the same time and create BIOS setup that will prompt a question asking which drive will I When booting into Win7? You can do the same thing with a pen drive installed.
Easy BCD isnt a very good software. Win XP to recognize the other PCs, I guess, but it asks for a username and password, which I do not know what it is! Thanks very much! Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives For some reason these 2 files keep getting screwed up.
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. Two partitions C: 100 MB "System Reserved" and another D: 70 GB for Windows 7. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Then, I used EasyBCD, and wham, My Win 7 is back.
If you do see a selection between "Earlier Version of Windows" and "Windows 7" after the first restart, select "Windows 7" (or it will just simply start with "Windows 7" by How To Downgrade Windows 7 To Xp Maybe it's because the 7 should detect the XP Drive first so that it could create a Dual boot system. December 21, 2010 Vincent Pua If you install win xp & appear error blue screen using dell laptop, you may check the bios setting to make sure your sata harddisk is My machine got Fcked.
select the boot drive at bootup. Any help? Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 this is i think your best option to partition a large drive and install windows on both partitions , and you will be able to choose what one you want to How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) Browse other questions tagged boot dual-boot grub2 14.04 windows-xp or ask your own question.
But when I tried for the 2nd time, it works as well. Merely a matter of changing where each shortcut points to by clicking "Properties" for the shortcut and changing the target from C: to D: Cool. This worked for me. and i was thinkin how can i install it on my c drive….i got the windows files on d drive…coz 98 start up in dos is not recognizing the ntfs file
once I've formatted the disk (C only), how do I reinstall OS from partition D? How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 Without Cd Free So far I haven't see a mention of just restoring XP complete disk image from a TrueImage backup on the second partition and then running the software to setup dual Be sure to select this new partition for the xp install.
At least I know now how to dual boot a pre-installed Windows 7 computer with an XP operating system. Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2017 MakeUseOf. December 22, 2010 Bryan1998 Nevermind. How To Remove Windows 7 And Install Windows Xp problem was, hard drive can't boot.. "no bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key" appears..
Having copied all the files from the disks, is there a way to install XP from one hard drive to another? But if I use the dual boot to go to XP, no luck. Again, only works as listed for my particular configuration. Booted up my 7 RC DVD and let it install to the second drive.
but by question is if i can just install XP over windows 7 without having the original windows 7 disk. Now you are probably asking yourself, "Why would I do this or need to know this?" Well, I re-install my OS quite a bit. I finally figured out how to do it: adding, with easybcd, a boot item for wubi, then using bcdedit, editing both its drive and its path. Thanks Mark December 18, 2010 Giulio Hey everything worked fine for me, I can dual boot but I only have 1 problem on xp how to set up wifi?
I try for many ways, but without success.Dudes… It's keeping going well… Awesome!!!! E-mail: [email protected] May 4, 2010 Larry tryed the above method went well till install xp. November 11, 2010 Karen Spindler I had successfully set up dual boot win7/xp but then last night i expanded the disk volume to get more space for the xp installation. Since I began multibooting with "HyperOS OneClick" all problems are behind me and the system is very stable.
Register now! Note also that the last line under "operating systems" is for the MS Recovery Console normally available for Windows repair when booting from the XP install disk. You do not need to boot with CD support since you are installing XP from the files on your hard drive (in my example, D:\winxp\). 3.