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Windows 7: 7 kills setup of XP

23 Apr 2012   #11
edwar

7 x64
 
 

What you should do is install XP in a virtual Machine. No need to repartition the drive. No need to boot to one OS or the other. Run 7 as the native, Host, OS and XP as a VM at the same time.


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25 Apr 2012   #12
SyZy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, SP 1
 
 

I ran the ISO boot option in EasyBCD, it booted the XP ISO, but then I got a BSOD, the 0x0000007B one. I googled for it, it seems the problem is the SATA drivers! I saw a guide and changed the "RAID Auto/AHCI" to "RAID Auto/Compatibility" in BIOS, but still I got the same BSOD. It says:

0x0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

Then I got the SATA drivers from here

http://askiris.toshiba.com/ToshibaSu...00%20152064667

First I tried loading them from the USB drive, but they only load from a floppy disk, and even my desktop doesn't have that. So I slipstreamed them into the setup files using nlite, made an ISO, and booted from that (using EasyBCD) but I still get the BSOD. Will it be the same if I boot from the DVD? If so, then it'll be impossible to install XP.

I don't want to run it in VMWare, I want to run XP directly. Then it'll use less resources and I can play some games as well.

Edit 2: Looks like I've got the wrong drivers for the model I have. There's a different driver for all the different models?
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25 Apr 2012   #13
gregrocker

 

How many times do we have to advise you to boot from CD, and how many times do you completely ignore the advice?
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25 Apr 2012   #14
SyZy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, SP 1
 
 

To boot from CD, I'd have to burn one first, and I don't want to waste a CD when I might face a BSOD, now that the ISO is facing this problem. But I'll do it, now that there's no other way out.

I found the correct drivers but even then I got a BSOD...
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25 Apr 2012   #15
gregrocker

 

Good quality CD's are 5 for $2 at Walgreens on the wall rack near the camera dept.
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26 Apr 2012   #16
SyZy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, SP 1
 
 

Booted from the CD, the installation finished successfully. Then got the dual boot working as well. There's both XP and 7 installed now!

Any reason why the same setup was giving a BSOD when run from the ISO?

Thanks a lot everyone for your replies.
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26 Apr 2012   #17
gregrocker

 

You cannot run XP installer from Win7.
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