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Windows 7: Dual boot windows 7 and XP Error while trying to install XP

26 Mar 2013   #21
GreenDayx3

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

So it goes something like this,

1. Wipe XP HDD with clean command
2. Unplug windows 7 hdd from the sata port and swap it over to the XP's
3. Install XP with windows 7 hdd unplugged.


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26 Mar 2013   #22
gregrocker

 

Yes. Let us know how it goes.
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26 Mar 2013   #23
GreenDayx3

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
C can be unplugged after powering down, after wiping the XP HD with Clean command or doing it from the Win7 Repair CD after XP is unplugged.

I'd plug XP HD into the 1st SATA port to give it every advantage. I dont' know what port Disk6 is using but it's way down the list which is unusual.

Otherwise only insert the Win7 Repair CD if Win7 won't boot.

If you get the error again then it is likely the XP flash stick installer, so either make another one or use an XP CD with SP3 for your exact licensed version and specific to either OEM or not.

Why is it that you cannot use XP 64 bit if it installs OK? You should be able to find drivers for your hardware online at the PC or Device's Support Downloads webpage.

I don't know, the driver just wouldn't install :\
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26 Mar 2013   #24
gregrocker

 

Show us the device, driver and its source.
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26 Mar 2013   #25
GreenDayx3

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for helping me out, really appreciate it
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26 Mar 2013   #26
GreenDayx3

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Uh, Creative webcam vista plus

Creative Worldwide Support > WebCam Vista Plus
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26 Mar 2013   #27
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GreenDayx3 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Here it is
Reletter Second Disk B:, A: & B: are for Floppy drives only.
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26 Mar 2013   #28
gregrocker

 

There won't be any letter issue once the HD is wiped. If install proceeds full format a partition during install.

Did you install all Important and Optional Windows Updates with the webcam plugged in and turned on, before installing any other drivers? You may need the LAN driver to get online, but none other until all Updates are installed.

Did you try the driver provided here: Creative Worldwide Support
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26 Mar 2013   #29
GreenDayx3

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Uh, no. I couldn't even get the webcam working before. I only got it working on a virtual machine. That Creative webcam doesn't support OSes beyond XP. So.. yeah. And I don't have any floppies installed.
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26 Mar 2013   #30
gregrocker

 

What is the reason for changing from XP 64 bit to 32 bit. Is this because of the webcam?
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