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Windows 7: Problem with hdd dual boot

12 Jul 2013   #1
subasicas

win 7 and xp sp2
 
 
Problem with hdd dual boot

i had installed win 7 ultimate on my pc...i have graphic card which is not compatibile with win 7 so i decided to try to install win xpsp3 on created new partition of 40 gb..i did shrink c drive from 100 to 60 gb in order to create f partiton of 40 gb...after loading drives of xpsp3 he restarted pc as it is supposed to do..but instead installation window..whot showed up is my mbr window..since than i can not enter bios when this hdd is attached and i can do nothing ..like it is corrupted or so...PLEASE HELP


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14 Jul 2013   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome subasicas mate this is a very old board and it doesn't list Windows 7 as one of the operating systems for downloading drivers and such. http://support.asus.com/download.aspx?SLanguage=en&p=1&s=15&m=P4P800S-X&os=&hashedid=F1OF21gND5YsZhB1

Frankly I am suprised you even got that far as you have only got 1GB RAM and that is itself only DDR (1) you need at least 2GB RAM minimum and for Ultimate 1GB would be so tiny I doubt it would even boot.

Has someone sold you this machine telling you it is a good one because if they have then that is not fair to you as quite honestly it is a dinosaur I am sorry to tell you. I really do think that you should get your money back mate and find something that is going to be of use to you as it is barely adequate to run XP to be brutally honest.
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14 Jul 2013   #3
subasicas

win 7 and xp sp2
 
 

I know that this is a old mbr and has 1 gb of ram, but still it worked fine before i tried to install second os... i am wondering what happened??? i can see hdd as external and i can load files on him...so i saved data easily...but still do not know why after i formated whole disc a still can not go to bios with this attached to pc..and i can not see anything else but starting window with mbr name
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14 Jul 2013   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Just as a matter of interest mate how are you trying to get into the BIOS?
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14 Jul 2013   #5
subasicas

win 7 and xp sp2
 
 

By pressing del..and i can go into bios only when i disconnect hdd i will send you some pics to see what pops out
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14 Jul 2013   #6
subasicas

win 7 and xp sp2
 
 
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here what pops out


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