Login with LinkedIN Or Log In Locally Email Password Remember Me Forgot Password?Register ENGINEERING.com Eng-Tips Forums Tek-Tips Forums Search Posts Find A Forum Thread Number Find An Expert Resources Jobs September 21, 2010 Glen I've been trying to set up dual boot for the last day. I had to use EasyBCD 2 to add an XP entry to the boot sequence before the XP install. I take it you do not know about the ALIGNMENT THAT IS NEEDED TO RUN THEM, AND THAT SINCE XP'S FLOORED FORMATTING AT SECTION 63 ETC. http://pseudoblog.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-xp-home-and-pro.html
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I'm back to speak 'cause other comments that I post wasn't posted for the admins of the site, but everyone that want my help to make it possible, you're free to As a result, no success. Has The Elder Geek site been useful? Hope this helps.
All my problems are gone now… Just so you guys know I've been trying this for a long time in my Desktop / PC. but take a copy of the Boot.ini, just in case. 0Votes Share Flag Back to Hardware Forum 5 total posts (Page 1 of 1) Search Start or search Start A Apparrently you need XP on first then put Win7 on. by Willy / December 17, 2007 11:11 PM PST In reply to: Can you dual boot two xp OS?
Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer. The easy bcd could not run under win-xp, so i did restore the win-7 as John P above said. Aug 6, 2005 #9 fileit TS Rookie be_tnt said: Unfortunately I do not have Partition Magic Any other way to do it?Click to expand... http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/137703/dual-boot-xp-home-xp-pro/ 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
Anyone have any ideas on how to fix this? 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 You’re shown the total size of the disk and the amount of size that is available to shrink. Let us know the make of your system (or the mobo if it's a custom build) and we may be able to suggest a keyboard shortcut for this.
I wish I had a solution… I think I will just load VMware and run XP in that to get done what I wanted. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/19165-45-dual-boot-windows I'm a newbie with that, so sorry for any futures gaffes. Here we’re installing XP Professional on the new partition. One performance-boosting tip is to use the other drive for the Virtual Memory paging file, for instance: if Drive C: has XP and Drive D: has Windows 7, then use Drive
To download the EasyBCD 2.0 Beta, you’ll need to register with the NeoSmart Technologies Forum first. http://pseudoblog.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-need-soft-restart-for-successful-boot.html Keep it up ! What can I do now? September 3, 2010 ram i have windows 7 and i install xp in other drive, but dual boot option is not coming directly boot in xp, how to work dual boot.
Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... I could install XP Pro, but I'd like keep the desktop as it is for day to day use, rather than go through the hassle of all the settings and installations or install xp first and then install 7 easy and fast way… work for me. http://pseudoblog.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-2-drives-ok-but-get-ntldr-when-i-change-boot-bios-settings.html Jun 11, 2005 #8 fileit TS Rookie LNCPapa said: Why would you dual boot XP Home and Pro?
Luckily we can do it without any 3rd party software. Oh, and as for the HP issue, you can always keep a clean Win7 HD that you can switch out if you need to call the help desks. 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
What made it easier for me though is I have valid media and CD-keys for both OS so even if it did screw up, I could reinstall it. Here is a screenshot of my disk management page in XP Home: http://vnvgamers.com/images/diskmgmt.jpg Antec P182 Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P Q9550 2.83GHz 2x2GB Corsair XMS2 DDR2 800 eVGA GTX 260 Core 216 SC Edition You will need to use PM to create a small FAT partition on the system drive for you to install the BootMagic utility from the PM CD (it is not part I do not have a setup disc for W 7.
I have a 10″ e-machines notebook with Windows 7 installed, without a DVD drive. and depending on your other software you could be violating your license agreement if you install it to both OSes. (the software won't be useable unless installed within that OS.) and I get the call to fix and find dual XPs on the same system and by legal status can't work on it as the MS legalize states one OS per machine(OS have a peek at these guys I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message.
Junus Supardi February 7, 2010 John P I take it that now your system boots into Win 7 only junus ? I got a reason to dual boot HOME and PRO. Oh yeah, the viruses are not the only reason that they need be kept seperate. Remember that is the same machine that I made dualboot (WINDOWS XP e WINDOWS 7), but even this I changed the IP address for silly reasons… just to do not have
April 28, 2011 Just a Nobody @ Manjunath, & Jim No, the XP installation can either be 32 or 64 bit irrespective of whether the 7/Vista installation is 32 or 64 Keep it in an enclosure and it can double as a clone backup. When it is in the Windows 7 I just join to the WORKGROUP. it just boots directly into windows 7.
Who DUAL BOOTS? I was already using 3 OS Partitions, created by Paragon Partition Manager, Drive C: XP Pro 64 bit, Drive D: XP Pro 32 bit, Drive E: XP Pro 32 bit only 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 This way, you don’t have to mess with boot sectors, editing BOOT.INI, or any of that stuff.
then five dots came up and the whole procedure locked up and would not respond to any key or even control, alt, delete. December 19, 2010 kian hi, i had follow all the instruction and finish dual botting my laptop however after dual botting xp on window 7, i am unable to access to is there any way around this help ps thanks cam any body tell me WHY ??????????? This timeout can be edited thru windows msconfig later if yu wanna change it.
Do I have to have professional???? I'm afraid to try to find a Win 7 disk to repair the boot for 7 because some folks have stated it breaks both instances.