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Windows 7: Please help Me with Re installation of XP in Dual Boot


15 Oct 2009   #1
Tamilan

Windows XP , Windows 7
 
 
Please help Me with Re installation of XP in Dual Boot

Hi My Dear Friends
I am New To This Forum
But I hope , thi sforum will solve my Problem

I am having Dual Boot With Windows XP SP3 and Windows 7

I dont want to have XP SP3 , so i am going to reinstall XP SP2again

But I dont want to reinstall WIn7 Again , please guide me how to do this


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15 Oct 2009   #2
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Info available in the sticky a few posts up Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP
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16 Oct 2009   #3
Tamilan

Windows XP , Windows 7
 
 

Actually I have already Instlled Win 7 along with XP .
Now I want to reinstall XP by Formatting C Drive
So what will happen to boot loader ?
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16 Oct 2009   #4
Tamilan

Windows XP , Windows 7
 
 

Actually I have already Instlled Win 7 along with XP .
Now I want to reinstall XP by Formatting C Drive
So what will happen to boot loader ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2009   #5
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

You will lose the ability to boot Windows 7. Afterward you will need to run EasyBCD to have it rediscover the Windows 7 and reinstall the bootloader, or run Startup Repair after booting from the Windows 7 disk, or if these fail run a repair install of Win7 which is an unpgrade over itself which I have used several times to re-establish its boot since it then becomes the second installed as required.
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16 Oct 2009   #6
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tamilan View Post
Actually I have already Instlled Win 7 along with XP .
Now I want to reinstall XP by Formatting C Drive
So what will happen to boot loader ?
Welcome to Seven Forums.

If you go to the tutorial given by sup3rsprt and scroll down you will see the instructions on how to install XP after Win7 was installed, including 'NOTE: This is required to repair the Windows 7 boot file and add XP to the Windows Boot Manager list'.

Just look for:
METHOD TWO:
When Windows 7 is Installed First

Let us know if you have any questions.
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