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You will undoubtedly notice that the machine is booting directly into XP at this time. Because the easiest solution is to partition beforehand. Thanks for this tips. Sign up now. http://hpwizardstore.com/windows-7/windows-boot-up-flickering-screen-hang.html

I shrunk th partition and added another, and loaded XP (yes, if you have a SATA drive, it needs to be changed in your bios to "compatible" to be seen in I have a Samsung r580 (500GB) with Windows 7. I wrote a request here http://www.techsupportforum.com/hardware-support/driver-support/517300-dual-boot-xp-pro-windows-7-home-premium.html a couple of days ago. I did it but I couldn't format the drive C:? her latest blog

How To Install Windows Xp On Windows 7 Dual Boot

are you sure you haven't got the vista dvd in the drive?…. It does not want to install unless I insert the disk and I cannot purchase it because how will I know if it will work? I want to follow the instructions but it seems like many of you having issues. Put the operation disc in the DVD unit and install the same way as if your netbook had a CD/DVD drive. 4.

Unfortunately, the advice given states you can't upgrade from XP to Windows 7 and suggests you visit a website to learn about Windows Easy Transfer. February 10, 2010 Matt Hi all, I'm having a little difficulty getting XP to boot properly. I escape this and restart to manually select Windows XP Professional. How To Install Windows Xp On Windows 7 Laptop Then turn SATA (ACHI) to IDE.

Just saved my arse. I have done this so many times. John September 29, 2010 Chuck John, Thanks for the response. my company Thanks.

share|improve this answer edited Feb 28 '12 at 14:02 answered Mar 21 '10 at 11:01 Shevek 12.2k13170 Thank You.There will not be any problem for windows Xp installation.Correct? –Ishan How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 Without Cd XP before 7 or Vista. I verified this thru HP. How is virtual memory actually increasing the memory space?

How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7

In Windows 7 no product key is needed for the initial installation in spite of it being a little less obvious than was the case in Vista. 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. How To Install Windows Xp On Windows 7 Dual Boot General Discussion Registry Entries Keeping Me From Installing ProgramI have a fresh install of Windows 7 Pro 32 bit and all my software is installed and working well except for one. How To Downgrade Windows 7 To Xp and does the xp version have to be a 64bit as well?

In Vista, the option to bypass entering the product key right away at the beginning of the installation was introduced. Check This Out January 3, 2011 Aashish Vaghela Hello HTG folks ! When I try to install Windows XP on it, Windows 7 does not allow me to. Do you think that my situation is hopeless? Window Xp Mode

first I put on the xp,then 7. Easy BCD isnt a very good software. There is no equivalent screen when initiating the installation of Windows 7 from inside Windows XP Fig. 4A Depending on the system and configuration, you may or may not see the Source 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?

May 30, 2010 Michel I tried these steps with Vista boot pro. How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) You have to boot from the installation media [that's a fancy way of saying boot from the DVD] or else you have to update Windows XP to Service Pack 2 or Can anyone help??

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You are great. Report shohel- Apr 26, 2010 at 11:43 AM Thanks its working :) Report sandman- Apr 28, 2010 at 09:33 AM It works!!!! Specifically when I try to boot up I am brought to a black screen with the message stating: "We apologize for the inconvenience but Windows did not start successfully. Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10 I find this article misleading please think twice before you follow these steps or at least be sure about the exact version of Win 7 this procedure relates to?

August 24, 2007 dharmendra I've installed Windows Vista 4-5 months ago and now before a week I've installed windows XP. Create a New Partition The first thing we need to do is create a new partition on the Windows 7 machine. Recommendations Reviews & Affiliate Disclosure Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Português Nederlands Polski have a peek here But Dual booting makes the computer slower.

As always, I strongly suggest you read about any update prior to installation, especially updates carrying a less than 'Critical' rating, and have a current system and data backup available in From a command prompt (run as administrator) in Windows 7... Reply kostantine October 8, 2011 at 11:28 am really cool dude and very helpful could you also come and solve our problems here in Greece ? 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.

July 22, 2010 Ben however, if users want to use xp but not win7, so people may want to format the drive C: and leave E: only for others uses, like My plan is to buy a laptop with Win7 already installed. Thanks very much! Fig. 19A Fig. 19B That's it for the moment.

Got love XP Pro. If its IDE , go into your BIOS and find your SATA Harddrive configuration change that to either ATA/PATA or Legacy (make sure you save your changes) Reboot and you should