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It's likely I could have just used a single install because it seems to not be fragile and thumbdrive portable. It reads - WarningIf you have a RAID setup, you will need to have the XP RAID drivers on a Floppy disc available to select and load at the F6 prompt and try again? anuk07Jun 30, 2012, 1:49 AM Hey there so finally first install xp on one HDD and then disconnect this drive.......then connect other hard drive and install win 7 on it.......then i

Deviation "Yarp." Ars Legatus Legionis Tribus: PSN: Deviation, XBL: Deviation Registered: Feb 26, 2002Posts: 20104 Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 4:15 pm quote:Originally posted by PapagenoF:Here's my question--would having a dual-boot January 8, 2010 Roi @Energokinetic Yeah if you are sure you do not need anything off your Vista partition, you can just right click it and delete it. My C: drive was the first to load, then it was the DVD, then removable stuff which is the way it always has been. Respectfully, please do NOT link the dual boot on "one" hard drive from the sevenforums.com Been there done that. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/97500-dont-know-how-i-messed-up-xp-7-dualboot-but.html

Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Windows 7 Installed First

I made a new folder in xp and moved the folders from SR to XP. I used BCD to name the boots Win XP Media Center, Vista Home Premium and WIN 7 Pro 64.Good luck.Greg myf1970Jun 9, 2011, 7:20 PM japentz said: Hello, This really should came up giving me other commands such as /fixMbr, /FixBoot, /ScanOS, /RebuildBcd.

I have dual hard drives so I'm not using any partitions. I have a 10″ e-machines notebook with Windows 7 installed, without a DVD drive. I am running vista on the computer. Dual Boot With 2 Hard Drives Other data (most important my Outlook files) are not there any more.

Hope this answers your questions! Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Two Hard Drives This way they will be VM's, portable and launchable inside the Windows 7 box. by John.Wilkinson / May 21, 2009 3:00 AM PDT In reply to: windows xp and windows 7 dual boot issue: they won't Insert your Vista DVD, restart your computer, and press http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-7/dual-boot-for-win-7-win-xp-and-more-problems/19648.html 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

I had lost all hope but after using your diskpart instructions I was able to perform bootrec, and then run startup repair which was able to fix the corrupted bootmgr. How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 You do not have to copy anything else from the "steam" root folder?Thanks. Jaffa says: 5 years ago Thanks Aseem, that is a great help. how did it get moved?

Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Two Hard Drives

That went fine as well, but now when I reboot, Windows just goes right to 7. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1928240/dual-boot.html I suggest you try other forums or consider giving up. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Windows 7 Installed First Here's my thoughts. 1 - In regards to performance, that's a REALLY good question and I actually DONT have an answer for you…. How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) When I do the command prompt features, any 'fix' options say they are completed and ask me to reboot.

January 7, 2010 Cam What if we wanted to use GRUB? Please help. bcdedit /displayorder {ID} /addlastThat is. In Disk Management in the Win XP partition, there 3 partitions labeled “System Reserved (C:)” 100MB Healthy (system), “Windows 7 (D:)” 148.95 GB Healthy, and “ Windows XP (E:)” 316.71GB Healthy Dual Boot Windows 7 And 10 Separate Hard Drives

When done I rebooted, and there was GRUB's menu, ugly black and white, but it booted into Xubuntu fine. mail me please: [email protected] March 4, 2011 AtulExpert very nice post……….i am going for it right now……………………..thanx March 6, 2011 Jonatha Almeida Hello guys! After much searching of the system, the options to repair the boot menu are really only what's already there: to boot Windows 7. 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.

Dump the boot sector from the WinXP partition in file bootsect.bin and place this file in the root directory of the WinXP partition.2. Windows 10 Dual Boot Xp wwdwgs October 16, 2016 at 09:01:55 Specs: Windows XP I screwed up the computer and this is how I did it:1- Installed win 7 with all programs I needed2- installed win Click Install Now Button   11.

I use too many words, and sometimes don't make myself clear.

As mentioned in the steps above, I could repair my problem ("Missing operating system on Win7-Boot") with bootrec.exe and fixmbr + fixboot. Apparrently you need XP on first then put Win7 on. Installed with option to keep existing setting (both partitions were NTSF).l ater I thought that I should have chosen "format (quick)". Windows Xp Startup Repair ShaggyMoose Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Tribus: Cilantro es el hombre con el queso del Diablo Registered: Apr 23, 2002Posts: 7158 Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2009 6:01 pm quote:Originally posted by PapagenoF:quote:Originally posted

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. To make sure it deleted the entry, type "bcdedit /v" and the entire Windows 7 boot entry should be gone ( the only *****OS***** entry that will show up will be Just learing.If I Srink the partition that has WinXP on it and then Expand the System resoress partition do you think that will fix the trouble I am experancing with thw It just showed up after installing Win7 on its one partition.

In the Command (cmd.exe) Window, Type Exit to close the Command Window then Click Next in the Windows 7 Install Window   10. try another XP August 21, 2010 Jonathan N I have a question, if i have windows 7 preinstalled on my computer but do not actually want to use it but want All of your data, applications, settings, etc are still intact on the drive and once the MBR is fixed, the computer will load normally. The physical drive is a 500Gb Hdd that I have partitioned with 50 Gb going to the C dr.

The only requirement is that for 64bit versions of 7 you will need to make it on another 64bit Windows 7 machine and the same for 32bit versions of Windows 7. Thank you kindly for a direct, precise response.Regards ,JP VERY EASY first install xp then w7that is all and thers aprog called hd tune look for it DSAVLJan 16, 2012, 6:52 pjmelectApr 29, 2011, 5:46 AM One problem with dual booting Windows XP and Windows 7 is that when you boot into Windows XP it will delete Windows 7 restore points. When the System Recovery Options dialog comes up, choose the Command Prompt. 4.

Type diskpart in the Command Window   5. Andy. Done! Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware

That went fine. Press the esc button and select "Yes" when the dialog box shows up. 13. After that I got message missing OS when I tried use Use Vista recovery disc. More or less, this is how I see it.

My guess is there will probably be a small performance hit (10-15%) however that "guess" is not based on any benchmark testing. I deleted a Linux partition and GRUB prevented me from booting Windows. Windows 7 is fine for its drives. Also you’ll probably want to make sure to check Perform a Quick Format.

Problem I have been having with that though is XP looks for the driver on drive A only.