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share|improve this answer edited Nov 5 '11 at 10:29 slhck 130k38339375 answered Nov 5 '11 at 9:44 shine 211 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote Grub can work, just Reboot into the Windows XP setup CD It's very important to make sure that this partition was created at the end of the drive, or else you might no longer be Although Linux is perfectly capable of seeing Windows, the reverse is not true. I knew I was getting close to the limits of my own knowledge, so misconceptions are perhaps unavoidable! check over here

Start the Windows 7 install DVD, and choose "Repair" and "Command Prompt". Steve says: 3 years ago I have tried these commands but I get the response, "the device is not ready". I just seen ‘MBR error 2', when i just restarted my pc everything was ok until i used Acronis True Image Home (2009) this morning to create a safe zone and I am running vista on the computer. have a peek at this web-site

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Adv Reply May 25th, 2005 #3 GuitarGuru View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date May 2005 Beans 2 Re: Dual Boot with Windows 2000 Is it just burning the .iso and then opting for a try-out rather than an install when the CD boots up? Others with greater expertise can perhaps explain it better.

Jman2123 replied Feb 7, 2017 at 9:40 PM Loading... Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jan 4, 2005 one thing you can do is copy boot.ini, NTOSKRNL.exe, NTdetect.com, and NTLDR to a cd and br1anstorm 22:50 02 Jan 14 Locked I am aiming to install latest version of Ubuntu (v13?) alongside the original Win XP Home OS on the C drive of my ageing desktop How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) Typing in bootrec.exe only yielded other commands.

came up giving me other commands such as /fixMbr, /FixBoot, /ScanOS, /RebuildBcd. How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer I've tried about everything I can think of and what I've seen on the net. What I need to do now is to make a new partition for Windows 7 installation. https://neosmart.net/wiki/easybcd/dual-boot/windows-xp/installing-second/ You'll have the old Windows Vista/7 entry and the new Windows XP entry you created in the steps above.

asked 7 years ago viewed 37947 times active 1 year ago Blog What Programming Languages Are Used Most on Weekends? Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives Prepping the Machine for an XP Installation The first thing to do is to get your system ready for installing Windows XP. Or has the installation of Ubuntu in a dual-boot setup somehow overridden the boot menu settings so that the "GRUB" menu (giving a choice of OSs... Install BootMagic.

  1. You have to go back and tell Ubuntu which ext3 partition is root, which is /home, make the swap partition, etc.
  2. Fixmbr is useless!
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  4. 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.
  5. boyan selena-jovanovich says: 5 years ago I have two HDD on my system.
  6. Make sure the (hd_,_) matches your Linux root partition (in my case, (hd1,0)).
  7. Please, help!!!

How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer

Insert your Windows 7 disk installation CD and reboot your computer (you'll need to have enabled booting from your DVD drive in your system BIOS). https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=33778 I only gave that article a cursorary glance, but I'll have to read over it more closely. (On my main laptop, I just put Windows 7 in to a VHD on Windows 10 Dual Boot Xp BootMagic will read your Win2K as well as give you a "95/98 DOS prompt" (haven't tried this yet). Install Windows Xp On Windows 10 grub rescue> Please help me.

regards djrnold says: 8 years ago I followed your instruction on the Vista part. check my blog Anyone? Grab a pencil and a sheet of paper and write down those partitions on the screen when you are done. but everytime before i can finish doing anything, the bluescreen and error came again.... Easybcd For Windows Xp

I wonder whether the self-monitoring system that is supposed to be checking the files is actually replacing it with a corrupt copy. When there is not a password set for "Administrator" and someone is using a different account this does not work. I was able to use ubuntu to boot from cd to access my data to safely remove anything important to me. this content How common is the use of the word "tee" for T-shirt in the UK or the US?

I know there is still data on the drive but it will not let me access it. Installing Windows Xp On Windows 8 Laptop current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. Thanks ROCKY says: 8 years ago yeap, this article saved me a bunch of time as I have one physical drive with 2 primary partitions, vista/xp on them and somehow Norton

You will then see: grub> setup (hd1,0) Checking if "/boot/grub/stage1" exists...

Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Log In or Register to post comments MATTHEW (not verified) on Nov 3, 2000 Ok, that is all fine and dandy, but how would one edit that when it is on Finishing Up If all has gone well (assuming you followed the directions here to a tee, there is no reason for it not to have), you should be presented with the How To Use Easybcd To Dual Boot Its almost like the Drive doesnt exist yet when i go into system bios.

michael says: 6 years ago I have done this many times in the past. EasyBCDSystem Requirements Supported Operating Systems EasyBCD and UEFI EasyBCD Basics Viewing Entries Adding Entries Renaming Entries Changing the default boot entry Changing the Menu Options Reordering Menu Entries Deleting Menu Entries I dont understand why there was no windows OS installation? have a peek at these guys When I press F10 it's showing your factory installed OS non-vista.

Log In or Register to post comments Anonymous User (not verified) on Jun 13, 2005 At the time of booting Windows Xp,I got the following error Windows NT could not start This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Does windows 2k have the same fixboot / fixmbr capability? But you don't need to make a GRUB floppy diskette or use SuperGrubDisk to "repair" the GRUB install.

but it did not work so if u could say how it is done would appreciate that. After that I did what you wrote: fixmbr, fixboot, rebuildbcd, but without changes. Installing Windows XP If you're installing Windows XP to a separate physical drive, do not disconnect the Windows Vista or Windows 7 drive, and do not change the drive boot order in I have a dual OS Dell laptop.

Of course, I made the new one the master before the install attempt. dj says: 6 years ago When I turn off or shut down my laptop, it's so slow, it took 5 to 10 minutes. Couldn't do anything. Download Buy Now Partition Master Key Features Resize Partitions Extend system partition to solve low disk space problem.

MY PC was an ex-dual boot xp/ubuntu. Now you can finish the installation and reboot, taking the Ubuntu install CD out of the CD/DVD drive. 7. Is it possible to just move or copy the MBR to the propper drive and then delete ther original file on the E dr.? dd4life says: 7 years ago I have an external drive that MBR has been corrupted.

helderam says: 7 years ago Hello, How to recover MBR without installation disk ? don't I have to go into the boot menu again (how do I do so?) and re-set the boot sequence back again so that it starts from the hard drive? What should I do? I know my drives are fine and the new one was just a few hours old.

Put the Ubuntu CD-R in the DVD/CD drive and reboot. Sethupathii says: 4 years ago Helloo.. TRY VARIATIONS IN SEQUENCEOF THESE STEPS. It's actually GRUB2 and I had to learn a few things to get it pretty looking and to set XP as the default choice, but finally got that done.

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