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Dual Boot Xp Install Over Win 95; OK?

This post seems a little easy compared to all others I have extensively read on dual booting. January 8, 2010 MariJewel Great! Aashish January 5, 2011 SRB I just built a new i5 based box and installed WIN7-64 Pro and for many of the same reasons expressed here I wanted to install XP A note about resizing volumes and 3rd Party Disk Defragmentation Software, such as Diskeeper, etc. http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-after-xp-install.php

Advertisement jonny p Thread Starter Joined: Aug 10, 2002 Messages: 334 I have recently cloned a drive containing an old win 95 installation to a new PC- reason being i need I think that something was not setting on motherboard bios setup, or may be the Windows XP don't recognize the SATA/HD drives, floppy things, I don't know… And it can be s September 28, 2010 Terry I read on Microsoft's site @ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926185 that a dual boot configuration with Win XP and Win 7 will result in XP overwriting all the latter's I even don't do that, how could it happen? http://thpc.info/dual/xp2knt/dual95onxp2k.html

select the boot drive at bootup. Now when you go into My Computer you’ll see the the new disk and notice that space has been taken away from the (C:) drive Windows 7 is installed on. This is some shit though, I've spent two days trying to get this to work. I don't even remember if 95 had msconfig.

  1. May 29, 2010 Khaled Man You Are The Best One Who Explain this Method You are Professional May 30, 2010 Nash Ive tried this.
  2. It's been successful, up to the point where I restarted my computer and tried to choose the Windows 7 option.
  3. Back to top #3 Leurgy Leurgy Voted most likely Members 3,831 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Collingwood, Ontario, Canada Local time:10:10 PM Posted 12 July 2013 - 07:46 AM Most Win 98
  4. Apparrently you need XP on first then put Win7 on.
  5. While I doubt that this is something solvable in this forum, it definitely isn’t solvable without more detailed information, including all of the above.
  6. I have multi-booted XP Pro 32/64 bit for the past X many years, and have managed to install Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit, but not working with the new alignment.
  7. January 17, 2010 John P OK, have done it all, but not quite as simple and straight forward as that posted (although a good attempt).

October 4, 2010 Alex Managed to do this today, XP on a pre installed Windows 7 machine. After the format is complete you will see the new volume as a healthy partition listed. Hope this helps. Additionally, even if you could find some generic third-party drivers that would allow you to setup a dual-boot configuration on your notebook, you should consider the size of your hard drive.

I want to follow the instructions but it seems like many of you having issues. NOTE : START WITH STEP 4) IF BEGINNINGBY FDISKING ; AND WITH STEP 7) IF BEGINNING BY REFORMATTING "C" .2) USE POWERMAX TO LOW LEVEL FORMAT THE 20 GIG (19595K) PRIMARYMASTER All this means is that you have to be carefull when installing programs to change the drive letters to E. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=785225 This is due to XP writing it’s bootloader over Windows 7’s.

What do I need to do in order to make the expanded volume boot xp? Go to your Windows 7: Start / Control Panel / System and Security / Backup and Restore / Create A System Repair Disk. Both helped tremendously and are freeware. 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.

I need to be able to share and receive a signal from the printer's of PC MASTER, that is, the microcomputer where the printer is installed. dig this For all those HP users, there is a user forum on this issue at the HP website, but it is not HP moderated? Technical information: *** STOP: 0×0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0×00000000, 0×00000000) Same thing… over and OVER again. If anybody have same problem that I, or have some doubts how I got it, just mail me or chat with me: [email protected] March 6, 2011 Jonatha Almeida Brows… It's keeping

Have you found a solution ? http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-lost-bootmagic-a-xp-install.php 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? Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/567334 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I am getting increasingly frustrated by this whole bloody microsoft nonsense - sob!

I only found this out because I am adding a OCZ Revodrive 120gb PCI-e rev 2 x4 as my main HD. July 21, 2010 Roberto I think I wasn't careful following the instructions. So please see if you can integrate the functionality to share these articles such that they can be posted on Facebook or Twitter, etc. http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-need-to-delete-1-install.php Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List

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 was searching for this for a long time! Any suggestions?

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.

You state above that XP can't recognize the SATA drive. August 28, 2010 COMALite J Another way to dual-boot on most modern PCs is to install a second hard drive, then use the BIOS Boot Settings to switch which drive you January 3, 2011 Aashish Vaghela Hello HTG folks ! Someone can help to Setting up Windows XP and Windows 7?

i have installed xp but then when the computer restarts again it comes up with an error message "Error loading operating system" what can i do to fix this problem. Short answer for blue screening when trying to install Win XP on computers with SATA controller due no SATA drivers for that specific SATA controller on Win XP CD. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-install-windows-xp-and-mce.php 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.

Then I used Boot Magic, (which labels both the 98-SE partition, and the XP partition "C", hiding whichever one is not being used), to set the 98-SE Partition active,(and hide the The New Simple Volume Wizard launches which is a straight forward process. December 30, 2010 Saksham Easybcd rocks! My machine got Fcked.

I hope that others guys can do that too. So when I come to install XP I should be able to leave both existing Fat 32 partitions in place AND create a new NTFS partition for XP to live in Run CHKDSK /F to check for hard drive corruption, and then restart your computer. However, just like many other sites, this site lacks one major factor.

XP is only option which would start up automatically. Thanks April 26, 2011 Jim Hajny I am running windows 7 home premium 64 bit and am wondering if I can install windows xp? e.g. If you read all these threads, you will see that these replies have been going on for months and many have no good results.

Welcome any comments.... June 30, 2011 Don This did not work for me on my windows 7 home premium 64 bit. That all worked fine but xp does not see my network card. Information: 1) I had to set my mode to IDE mode on bios otherwise it would not recognize ANY OF THE DRIVES and not load to the terms of service screen.

After the boot up on my installation i got a blue screen regarding on Hardware compatibility on XP. When it comes to choosing a partition, make sure you select the one you created using the steps above. Then, I used EasyBCD, and wham, My Win 7 is back. February 7, 2010 junus I did follow througt the step beside, i have already an empty e partition while installing win7.

M.Free March 10, 2011 Migs hi all what brand of notebook was this tested, i have a sony vaio notebook with preinstalled windows 7, when i try to install the windows error acpi.sys any ideas May 7, 2010 Kalle Do I have to shrink the system drive or can I shrink another drive? Such a configuration change may require you to reinstall the original software image when troubleshooting possible software and hardware issues with technical support.