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Windows 7: Having problem with installing windows XP in pre-installed windows 7


13 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 
Having problem with installing windows XP in pre-installed windows 7

Hi i am new to this site... i hope u will help me...

I have hp pavilion dv6 notebook pc with windows 7 home premium x64bit pre installed OS. now i want to use both windowsXP & 7 in my single pc

This is the screen shot of my Disk managment
I have 4 primary partitions in my 320GB HDD

1. SYSTEM
2. HP_TOOLS
3. Windows_7 (C
4. Local disk (D

Now i want to install windowsXP in Local Disk(D which is primary partition, but When i boot from windowsXP CD at startup it wont load setup files ie; automatically windows 7 will startup, then when i run setup directly from windows 7, 'Install windowsXP' option has disabled... so help me...

Please explain the steps briefly...


waiting for urs response...

thank you...




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13 Nov 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi and welsome to the Forum,
Here's the perfect tutorial for your needs:
Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP
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13 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 

Can i install directly windows xp service pack3...?
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13 Nov 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

What installation disc do you have?
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13 Nov 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Hi and welsome to the Forum,
Here's the perfect tutorial for your needs:
Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

This is how i am getting like this when run XP setup


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13 Nov 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Hi and welsome to the Forum,
Here's the perfect tutorial for your needs:
Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

This is how i am getting like this when run XP setup

and what is RAID setup and SATA drive, how can i indentify in my pc, and why these are necessary...?
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13 Nov 2012   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

How far have you got with the installation? Please also reply to my question in Post no 4 above.
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13 Nov 2012   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 

i have both windowsXP sp2 & sp3
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13 Nov 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 

when i boot from windowsXP cd on startup, it wont ask me to "press any key to continue setup" ( i cant run setup during bootup)... directly windows 7 will start... i think is there any problem with winXP installation CD's...?
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13 Nov 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium x64bit
 
 

Actually my WindowsXP installation disks are 32bits, can i install 32bits OS in my 64bits machine...?

I think problem is due to these 32bit disks
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