Of course there are other ways of creating a dual boot system, but this is the method I have been using and it’s simple and effective. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices My dualboot also works correctly! No options were given to choose an OS at boot up. http://cdhca.org/windows-7/error-installing-xp-to-dual-boot-with-windows-7.php
Each operating system takes up a considerable amount of space on the hard drive. i got the same problem but i used another XP pro Cd with SP3 and it worked just fine. I shrunk one of the partitions then from Windows XP installer CD I installed on the unallocated 50GB disk space (I didn't created the New Volume E: as suggested on this I'm not that good, but it worked on me. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/8790/dual-boot-your-pre-installed-windows-7-computer-with-xp/
none of the partition software I have tried seems to detect them, it's just like now I have a 50GB disk and nothing else. If anyone can advise this would be great. The key is knowing which driver is required for your drive[s] controller. Thanks February 15, 2010 taber big well i had xp on disk0 already wch was master disk and installed win 7 on seperate disk1 wch was a slave.
Just install Windows 7 (or whatever) to one drive, and XP (or whatever) to another. When I boot off the XP disk, I get the error message: "If this is the first time you’ve seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. October 17, 2010 [email protected] STOP!! Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Same Partition For all those HP users, there is a user forum on this issue at the HP website, but it is not HP moderated?
The next prompt asks you to Enter Load Identifier. You'll have the old Windows Vista/7 entry and the new Windows XP entry you created in the steps above. As expected, Now my system boots directly into Windows XP, but the other partitions are not visible anymore!! I looked in the registry and program files path is fine..
YOU NEED TO RUN VISTA/ WIN 7 ETC TO FORAMT THE HARD DRIVE TO PERFORM CORRECTLY. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Usb Drive No long tutorials, explanations etc. The EasyBCD tool doesn't work in XP, and following this process, only XP will boot right now. MiniTool Partition Wizard creates condition for dual boot Windows XP Windows 7 The first step is to create two reasonable partitions for Windows XP and Windows 7.
When you start... http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/fix-dual-boot-windows-7-windows-xp/ I have a clean blank other SINGLE hard drive upon which I will install Windows 7 (32-bit). 3. How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - We covered that above. How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) Of course the internets helped me to get to this point.
Unfortunately, you are wasting your time here. news Reboot and see what happens.(You will need to be Administrator to do this.) If this doesn't solve the problem, reverse the steps so that you are back where you started. share|improve this answer answered Jun 26 '09 at 0:12 Evan Anderson 1,4601010 Hi I tried inserting my cd of windows 7 but then an error said ntldr is missing Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows 7 forum 27 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives
I can now only boot to Windows 7 now. January 9, 2010 alan em i have a problem. Why does the third fail? http://cdhca.org/windows-7/problem-installing-a-dual-boot-of-windows-7-and-xp.php Today we’ll walk through creating a new partition in Windows 7 then installing XP on it.
When I opt to repair Win7 I'm presented with some further options which doesn't follow your solution sequence.Please could you let me know if repairing Win7 will repair XP, and what How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 To Create a New Partition from the XP Hard Disk DriveA) With your Windows 7 installation disc boot into the Command Prompt from the System Recovery Options screen. 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.
It is what I try to boot to XP that I get the error message IjackDec 30, 2009, 2:05 AM glenf said: Where do I get the "REPAIR\SYSTEM" file to copy What can I do now? 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! Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Software The computer booted to XP like a charm.
so any comments on where did i go wrong, becow i want to still install win7 and have dual boot with xp March 2, 2010 martin dear sir i have windows thank you very much i will to install dual os it might help me. Be sure to select this new partition for the xp install. check my blog Advertisement Latest Giveaways Garmin Vivomove Sport Review and Giveaway Garmin Vivomove Sport Review and Giveaway Kannon Yamada January 10, 2017 10-01-2017 UHANS H5000 Review and Giveaway UHANS H5000 Review and Giveaway
You won't be able to select the drive that your Windows XP entry points to. For adding Windows XP to boot configuration data (Windows 7 BCD) you click on "Fix XP/2003 boot", select XP \Windows folder and confirm. Before you installed Windows 7 on D, did you remove the previous installation? April 28, 2011 Manjunath Hiremath Hi, I am manjunath, I too have the same problem as the above one.
There are a couple of things you need to do: Do you already have a free partition or a separate physical disk that you can install Windows XP to? February 5, 2010 Shanaka Thanks,,,,good post After i created partition from windows 7 restart the pc and i had boot from Xp disk.but after setup is loading it displays blue screen I really want to get XP running on my new Dell Inspiron 1545.