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Ran By ????? where do I find them? Right-click that and select New Simple Volume. Yep, it's the XP installation disk that came with my Dell - but I'm not the first one to come across this I'm sure. navigate here

I'm even always getting temperature warnings for my newer drive, though it hasn't ever shown any errors or problems yet, so I want to move the drive into a better set-up This post seems a little easy compared to all others I have extensively read on dual booting. The path should be wubildr.mbr, in spite of all claims to the contrary. I did it but I couldn't format the drive C:?

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Any suggestions? Gateway gave me this link http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/docexpress.asp?st=pn¶m=1008652# which is different from the one I'd been working off of, but I think the downloads (and instructions) are the same just a lot more It's not a task to be undertaken lightly, but it can be done if you can locate all the XP drivers you'll need for the motherboard and onboard peripherals. I suppose I could simply attempt the installation and find out in the process, but don't know whether a failed attempt would somehow damage/alter something. ------------Thank you for any reply you

I once had a Proteva cumputer with a 2 gig HD. Just wanna share what I found out. I found all the drivers I needed quite quickly using support.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx #6 Juked07, Jul 24, 2008 mc866 Golden Member Joined: Dec 15, 2005 Messages: 1,410 Likes Received: 0 Another option How To Dual Boot Windows Xp And Windows 7 (xp Installed First) I have XP home edition – is this the problem????

July 23, 2010 Antosha Khadaroo With regards to creating a dual boot for a computer preinstalled with windows 7 with xp. If both drives are the same size, this could get dicey. What's the solution? go to this web-site But thanks anyway for correcting my post.

I run the easy bcd, and restore the bootloader but nothing happen, the boot process still does not give any dua boot alternative. How To Downgrade Windows 7 To Xp There are online articles detailing all this so all I'll note here is to start over and try to follow the supported methods. I am running xp. newmemberDec 13, 2011, 10:36 AM Great solution!

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Just got a new Dell Quad-core machine with Vista installed on it (didn't have a choice). see this TealwoodOct 14, 2014, 10:26 PM Well, I do want to run some old games on XP, like Myst, Monopoly, etc. How To Install Windows 7 And Xp On The Same Computer Staff Online Now crjdriver Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp Separate Hard Drives Good luck with this project. #21 boomerang, Jul 25, 2008 GeekLady Junior Member Joined: Jul 22, 2008 Messages: 15 Likes Received: 0 Hi Boomerang, Yes, you are correct.

It works pretty good but I wanted to run Jane's F-15 (a 1998 game) so I could have duels with my son and it was non workable in VirtualBox but all http://secondsolution.net/windows-7/installing-windows-7-on-external-usb-hard-disk.php March 16, 2011 Aes @Matt I don't know if this is allowed here, but crack it! It will NEVER, EVER be able to "see" an SATA drive unless you do 1 of these 2 things.1. Using the site is easy and fun. Windows Xp Dual Boot Windows 10

If I figure it out, I will come back and share the answer January 11, 2011 willythecat Have just found this interesting thread, have signed up as it looks a good I will know for the future how to handle this situation... January 23, 2011 harpinder i just want to ask that is it necessary to install windows xp after windows7 February 10, 2011 Paola Hello. his comment is here Done!

issue resolved."New Problem"I have 3 partitions c:70GB d:80gb e:82gb and 100mb system reserved as primary partitionsI have shirnk c: to 50 gb to have 20 gb (logical partition)for Windows xp.After installing How To Install Windows Xp Over Windows 7 Without Cd i got the same problem but i used another XP pro Cd with SP3 and it worked just fine. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy


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I haven't gotten involved in the VM discussion but you might want to make sure that a VM "solution" is truly a solution. The Dell is giving me a message that the HD is running "outside normal parameters" or something like that. rcleavittApr 17, 2010, 2:38 AM I had a similar situation awhile back!BIOS sees it; Windows doesn't!Hours and hours of frustration finally led me to Tweakui where I discovered that the two How To Remove Windows 7 And Install Windows Xp I feel your pain.First off , loading windows (REAL CD) is very hard on laptops in general.ive done it vast times.

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so it MUST be hardware-related. It is possible I may be wrong. That all worked fine but xp does not see my network card. SP2 installed on it from a valid MS Genuine XP (Prof) CD, which is OEM.

Don't want it to "upgrade" the XP on the D: drive.4. Partition addressing? no option is coming for chose any os. Also, if your XP drive is SATA, you are going to have to press F6 when prompted and provide SATA drivers on a floppy.

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