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Then I install XP Pro on C. 3. I take it this is an American Thread???? Any idea out there? No it isn't true. Source

October 27, 2010 Deb OK - have done everything without a hitch UNTIL it comes to installing XP, I get to the ‘setup is starting windows' and then nothing…….as in it If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen, restart your computer. I followed through the steps quite okay, however just before creating a new partition as illustrated I got a message " The operation you selected will convert the selected physical disk(s) Anyone can trawl back through the references if they want to read earlier posts, I snipped out what was irrelevant to my question. -- Chris Game To iterate is human; to

Create Boot Loader Once installation of XP is successful you can now go through and install the latest Microsoft Updates and drivers. Adv Reply August 14th, 2005 #5 psterrett View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Aug 2005 Location Michigan, USA Beans 5 DistroUbuntu 10.04 Lucid If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check for viruses on your computer. There.

IceScream11011-17-2011, 01:55 PMBump :confused: Technous28511-17-2011, 01:58 PMPut simply: XP will over-write the Boot Loader if installed after 7 and will NOT recognise 7. Brought the new computer home, called the XP app vendor and found a work around for Vista. Lyndis, Jun 21, 2009 #13 jrbuergel Jim Joined: Jan 17, 2004 Messages: 775 You can use that EasyBCD to repair the Vista/7 boot manager on your master boot record, and then bt the real prob started when goin in bios and selecting boot device as disk1, the win7 os started scan disk cdrive where xp os was and truncated the whole drive

Then if you want to add that space to the Windows 7 partition, right click the Win7 partition and click "Extend Partition". September 29, 2010 John Chuck, I feel your pain my brother. Similar Threads Did update screw up internet connection? try here Jan 29, 2005 #5 diptendub TS Rookie realblackstuff said: Didn't you read my post?

Feb 28, 2005 #14 MSWindowsUser TS Rookie Installing Win2k to dual boot Win XP and Win2k Reinstall Windows XP, install Windows XP SP2, go to Tools > Folder Optons... I have two physical hard drives, disk0 and disk1. Nov 21, 2007 #16 LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491 +183 nickc said: MSWindowsUser, do u usually reply to threads 2 1/2 years old that no one is watching anymore? Any ideas?

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So it seemed to me like maybe I could fix it, and not have to rip my hair out over this. this contact form Windows Vista Tips Forums > Newsgroups > Windows Vista Installation > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New It's a helpful reply though it's a reply to a the thread that happens to be old. I highly recommend each separate OS reside on their own drive altogether to avoid issues down the road.

no has answer the WHY QUESTION for 7 people August 29, 2010 Joe Shmoe It's because he took the money for his software and ran. this contact form Coping the data from there didn't work either. Thanks very much nawab Feb 23, 2005 #10 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 If your partitions are the size you want ,you can format the ones that have the old thank you very much i will to install dual os it might help me.

As expected, Now my system boots directly into Windows XP, but the other partitions are not visible anymore!! Open a terminal window. If I try to run windows repair it asks to reformat the drive.Any ideas? 6 answers Last reply Oct 26, 2009 More about dual boot screw sub mesaOct 24, 2009, 2:56 http://revolutionpc.net/dual-boot/eliminate-w7-from-dual-boot-and-keep-w8.html If l move all of these "films" to my F drive, can l then just go ahead and install W7 on the D drive?

Wierd. But now after installation, my computer simply goes to XP instead of a menu asking me which OS I want to use when booted up. In this example we made a 10GB partition for the XP install.

Like let's say I want to test an antivirus without an effect I have been experiencing in the past (windows update not working and resulting in myself having to re-install the

Could you post a screenshot of the Gparted partition editor maybe? Jan 29, 2005 #3 RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503 Didn't you read my post? I don't have internet or network. The prompt should show C:\Windows\System32> If not type the following, then press enter: CD /D %systemroot%\System32 Type the following lines, press enter after each one: Bcdedit /create {ntldr} /D "Windows XP"

December 21, 2010 Vincent Pua If you install win xp & appear error blue screen using dell laptop, you may check the bios setting to make sure your sata harddisk is thanks nawab Feb 24, 2005 #12 diptendub TS Rookie Nawab, editing the boot.ini file had worked for me too, so I guess it is a good way of solving this If you convert the disk(s) to dynamic you will not be able to start installed operating systems from any volume on the disk(s) (except the current boot volume. http://revolutionpc.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-problem.html I am currently running XP and have always fancied having a go with W7, but for sure, not getting rid of XP.

Of course, when I tried to boot into XP after that, it did not allow, while 2000 was fine. 3. Bywildkarrde5 ยท 17 replies Jan 12, 2005 Ok, I have windows xp on my computer and was having some problems with some DVD burning software, so I decided to load Win2k TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. That was fruitless. > > I then tried to walk him through the fixes listed in KB919529.

when prompted for grub location enter: /dev/fd0 Boot into ubuntu with the floppy. If you have XP and want both, do it, but if you have 7 and want both, install XP on a separate machine with a separate hard drive then put it 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. but when I go to install XP no partitions appears at the blue screen where your to select a partition.

I THINK NOT. I managed to dual boot with Windows XP with Windows 7 already installed through the tutorial HowToGeek! I normally boot on XP Home, and all the drives show. Junus Supardi February 7, 2010 John P I take it that now your system boots into Win 7 only junus ?

The dual-boot requires hardware drivers for both operating systems, and HP does not provide drivers for components that were not designed for the specific operating system. December 20, 2010 Mark Hi All, My question maybe simple but probably difficult. June 9, 2010 Mehul i installed win xp on pre installed win7 after that i installed as per the instructions easybcd 2.0 beta built 99 when i run it then i VistaBootPro and EasyBCD does not show XP only Windows 7 and the System Reserve.

Before I did so I ran bootcfg /scan from recovery console and it detected both OS's. Inserted XP disk. DOnt bother dual booting with a single drive - its not worth the headaches that will arise as you accidently delete required files whilst cleaning up the current OS. Feb 23, 2005 #9 nawab081 TS Rookie Thanks for the reply....so editing the boot.ini file will not work?

If you already have ubuntu installed I think you can make a boot floppy this way, but I"m not 100% certain: In a console, type grub-intall /dev/fd0.) I apologize if to

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