Create a Repair Disk.
Type Create a Repair disk in Start Search bar. Click it.
A window opens as in below picture.
This is a repair option/boot disk to access Windows- NOT A FULL REPAIR disk.
You can't do a repair install as you would do with a retail Windows disk. It won't do this from the disk you will be making. System Repair Disc - Create
In your case you have to use the Recovery disks I hope you already made.
This will get you into Windows to run all other tool items a retail disk will.
Make this disk.
Mark it and sleeve it so you remember what it is 3 months down the road and it isn't scratched.
Also I have XP dual booted per Method Two myself. It works fine.
I use it for NON compatible older games and other software.
Mike It makes this without the download and it is made for and on your version of Win 7. System Repair Disc - Create Your two threads were merged by the moderators.