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Windows 7: Installation of win7 and then win xp


03 May 2010   #1

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Installation of win7 and then win xp

Hi!
I have already installed Win 7 in C: drive of my system with escan antivirus last user pack(it means i cannot reactivate it till expiry date). Now i installed win XP in E: drive of system. Here problem is while booting it does not ask me to which win to boot and so I am not able to boot Windows 7 and use all my existing software. One solution was to reinstall win xp in c: drive and then win 7 in E: drive but by this I will lose all my project from c: drive.
So can any one help me pleas, solve this problem as early as possible.
Thanks in advance.
Shital.

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03 May 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

 

Install EasyBCD 2.0 beta after doing quick forum registration there to use beta.

You'll also need to install Net Framework 2.0 to run Easy in XP.

Add Windows 7 on Easy's Add/Remove tab by Name, Type, and correct drive letter, Save, Restart.

If this fails, you'll need to restart Windows 7 to install Easy there to Add XP which works better. This is done by marking Windows 7 active in XP Disk Mgmt., then boot Windows 7 DVD Repair console or Repair CD, clicking through to Recovery Tools list to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots until Windows 7 starts.
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04 May 2010   #3

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put a master jumper on the E drive and cable select C or slave it
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04 May 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate,And Nearly all the |Others
 
 

downloads Hirens boot cd 2.6 onto a poweriso image then pop in and it will find data and allow you to back up all files to disk on usb device
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