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Windows 7: Lost Windows 7 dual boot after XP Install

06 Oct 2009   #11

Windows 7
XP setup error

I have windwos 7 installed. When i treid to install xp on a dfferenct partition it copied the install files but when it rebooted, it gave the error " Error reading from disk" . Press Crtl-Alt+Del to restart..
I had to use the Windows 7 CD to atleast get back my windows 7 OS
What could be the problem?? Thanks

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06 Oct 2009   #12

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
Good luck on a New job in these difficult times -- maybe some of the Politicians are actually beginning to speak a little bit of truth (that'll be the day ) that the economy is just beginning to pick up.

Virtualisation is fine but some hardware and apps can only be tested on Real Hardware.

Until you know exactly what sort of support you need to provide I'd go with the dual boot option - you certainly don't want to screw up the job having been out of work for a while.

Cheers and good luck in the job

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