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02 Jun 2009   #1

Problem while installing XP to dual boot with Windows 7


I did a partition, i ran the XP setup, chose the partition, started install, then it copied the files, then it had to restart, it restarted.. but its not moving for the next setup screen, it just jams on the load, "Press any key to boot from CD ... "

It is been there like over 30 minutes now, maybe someone can help me with this problem, thank you in advance.

PS. I restarted it also and then booted it again, and it seems it did not copy those files.. the partition was still empty.

PPS. And as it seems.. it does not run not at all now, i took out the XP cd and it does not load Windows 7 Also.


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02 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 64bit

Errors that early in the process really seem to point to a bad burn of the iso image. Try burning it again at no more than 4x and let us know.

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02 Jun 2009   #3


Hmm, i have installed with this CD before on other computers without any problems, but i will try this option also.

Thank you.
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02 Jun 2009   #4

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello Jonas,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

It is best to install the oldest OS first as it will not recognize W7 during the install and you will usually end up having to edit the boot manager to get 7 to boot.

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03 Jun 2009   #5


Just to let to know, that i fixed the startup problem with Win7 CD, repaired boot. So it booted up niceley.

Everything is back to normal except one thing:
it does not connet to the internet, it says Local only or Limited Connectivity,
I have restarted the router several times, but no luck,
any opionons? : )
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