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Windows 7: dual boot

16 Nov 2009   #1

Dual Boot - C: Win 7 & D: XP PRO
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I've read this link about dual booting Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

SO lets say I have win 7 on c: now and load xp on d: and if for some reason I can't get then to dual boot even after following step 2 would reinstalling win 7 on c: fix my issue and allow dual boot?

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16 Nov 2009   #2

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

I haven't read the item in your link, but I would strongly recommend, if you have multiple harddrives, to install each OS on separate drives...performed on one drive while any others are disconnected. The only "inconvenience" of this is that instead of using Windows boot menu, you will select the harddrive to boot, either by using the F8 BBS Popup, or by the boot priority in the BIOS.
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16 Nov 2009   #3

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello Dan,

Welcome to 7 Forums.

If you follow that tutorial, you shouldn't have any problems. If you do you know where to find us. Just follow the steps carefully. To answer your question, it should.

Hope this helps.

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