Basically you continue through as if you were doing a clean install on any hard drive. Conclusion If you want to set a default OS on your dual boot system, check out The Geek’s tutorial on how to set it up. Two Physical Hard Disk Drives • This guide will assume that you have two physical hard disk drives installed into your computer. If this is the first time you’ve seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. weblink
Feb 24, 2006 #14 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. When Setup detects another WinXP (or Win2K, or Win9x/ME), > it simply updates C:\NTLDR and C:\NTDETECT.COM, and adds the new > installation to C:\boot.ini, with instructions as to which physical disk, June 1, 2010 GT Had the same problem as Larry but I don't even get the "welcome to setup" screen . 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). http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dual-boot-windows-xp-home-and-windows-xp-pro.26091/
and although separate hard drives would be best all you really require is a separate partition for each OS. The closest to a solution seems to be EASEUS Partition Master; which at least it seems to detect most of the files from the lost partitions. September 29, 2010 Brad I have successfully installed a Win7 64bit with XP 32bit using most of the detail and the EasyBCD.
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 Copyright © 2002/2003/2004/2005/2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013, Jim Foley/The Elder Geek, All Rights Reserved Worldwide Reproduction, in any form, of information on this site is prohibited without express written permission. Good luck. 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
Install XP on the New Partition Now that you know how to create a new partition on your Windows 7 machine, it’s time to install XP on it. My problem is too boot the CD/DVD XP Installer not at all, so even I can make some steps of the XP instalation, but always appears to me a message when VistaBootPRO is now called DualBootPRO and is no longer free, it’s $9.95 for a single user license. Why not just upgrade your Home to Pro?
This is to first create two partitions on the one hard disk or on the two physical hard disk drives. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/19165-45-dual-boot-windows Do I have to have professional???? You may install, use, access,display and run one copy of the Software on a singlecomputer, such as a workstation, terminal or otherdevice ("Workstation Computer"). Just install Windows 7 (or whatever) to one drive, and XP (or whatever) to another.
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. have a peek at these guys it just boots directly into windows 7. I can now only boot to Windows 7 now. any help is apreciated January 10, 2010 Rahul Thilakan This is a super option for computer users.
When Setup detects another WinXP (or Win2K, or Win9x/ME), it simply updates C:\NTLDR and C:\NTDETECT.COM, and adds the new installation to C:\boot.ini, with instructions as to which physical disk, partition and C. Using the site is easy and fun. check over here Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 10 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon
Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of Speech Back to top #10 BlackLion2837 BlackLion2837 Topic Starter Members 21 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:04 PM Posted 23 March 2008 - 09:59 AM That's it, http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/forum/showthread.php?59024-Alignment-and-why-it-s-important&p=406863&viewfull=1#post406863 It's a lot more helpful than this one. But Dual booting makes the computer slower.
It came preloaded with Win7 Home Premium 64 Bit, which will not several of the older 32 bit programs I use for image editing and web design at work. I have done this so many times. Then i dont have to screw around with the bios selecting boot drives etc. This post seems a little easy compared to all others I have extensively read on dual booting.
June 30, 2011 Don This did not work for me on my windows 7 home premium 64 bit. Use a Virtual machine…much easier and convienient and better on your system. XP automatically sets up the dual boot screen. this content But booting two > installations of WinXP (English) is easy.
Microsoft TechNet MSDN Product Support Services Microsoft Download Center Guide to Downloads Windows XP Support Center Windows XP Technical Overview Microsoft Skills Assessment Has The Elder Geek site been useful? by Willy / December 17, 2007 11:32 PM PST In reply to: As I see it... Goodluck all. Definitely farther than I got though.
anyone can help me?? these products will protect your pc better than the dual boot approach and will be much easier to use and maintain.http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/products/trueimage/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Actually only Dual Booting Windows XP I was an early purchaser of Windows XP Professional as I knew I would have to eventually migrate to Microsoft's newest operating system. The first drive is SATA-II and the second drive is an IDE.
Have you found a solution ? C. Change from Raid/Autodetect/AHCI 4. Just saved my arse.
Junus Supardi February 7, 2010 John P I take it that now your system boots into Win 7 only junus ? Ghost (copy) it over to the second drive. We have already virtualization in windows7 compatible with hardware existance so, there we can work in both xp and win7 eviornment. If you can't get this of the Net let me know and I'll read through it and confirm.