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Windows 7: windows xp under windows 7


24 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
windows xp under windows 7

how to install windows xp under windows 7 home premium?
I already have windows 7 installed in C drive but wanna install windows xp too on another drive like F drive so whats the method to run multiple windows ?



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24 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1
 
 

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24 Nov 2013   #3

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

First check for all the Win XP drivers for your hardware on the manufacturer's web site.

If your Win XP CD, does not support your Sata Controller, you will need to load drivers to uses at F6.
Load Sata Controller drivers with a floppy disk is the best way.
SATA Drivers - Load in Windows XP Setup on Dual Boot
OR
SATA Drivers - Slipstream into Windows XP CD
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24 Nov 2013   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Unplug your Windows 7 drive, plug in the drive you plan to install XP on. Install XP. Plug both drives in and use the bios to choose which Operating System you want to boot from and use.

Trust me this is the best and easiest way to do it.

If not you will have to run a startup repair to get Windows 7 booting again, and then you will have to add EasyBCD to Windows 7 to add XP to the boot screen.

Very easy to do it the way I first described if you are a novice


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