|19 Apr 2010||#3|
| || |
Its simple. just install xp on a different partition and it will be done. i am using quadruple boot with linux and windows. i have dual boot xp on same hdd 160 gb (windows 7 and xp) and i have no issues regarding.
you might lose windows 7 bootloader if you install xp after windows 7. it can be recovered as :-
Click on "Repair Your Computer" to gain access to the System Recovery window after booting with win 7 dvd.
Now choose "Command Prompt" in order to run the desired utility which is called "bootsect.exe". Bootsect is located inside the boot folder so change your directory to boot.
"bootrec.exe /nt60 C:\" (default position of your Windows partition is C:\).
After that, type
4. Restart your computer and your computer will surely run fine.
Important note : If your directory is not C:/ , then you can type bootrec /ScanOs to get full list of Os installed on your computer and select accordingly.
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: How to dual boot windows xp with windows 7?|
|Windows 7 Crashes at Boot Manager after Deleting Windows 8 Dual Boot||General Discussion|
|Dual boot Windows 7 pro and Windows Server 2008 - boot loader||Installation & Setup|
|Windows XP and Windows 7 dual boot. Problem with Windows 7 start up||Installation & Setup|
|Recover Windows 7 boot on dual boot system with GRUB masterboot||General Discussion|
|windows 7 and linux fedora dual boot with dual drives||General Discussion|
|Unable to boot Windows 7 after unistalling Ubuntu Dual boot||Installation & Setup|
|dual boot , reinstall the windows and lost dual boot||Installation & Setup|