I have 500 gb hard disk
Step 1 Install windows xp 32 bits Image on blank hard disk .
Step 1a While installing add name of C: drive as XP.
Step 1 b partition for my 500 gb hard drive is for C : drive 80 (for xp)
D: drive 80 for (Win 7 64 bits) E: drive 170 F: drive 170
Step 1 c to check if drive is SATA or Raid . I guess it will b SATA
As RAID is old .
Now my windows XP 32 bits via its image is installed on C:drive with 80 gb
D: drive 80 E: drive 170 F: drive 170
Now I will go to STEP 2 i.e. installing windows 7 64 bits on D: drive via its image ?
Step 2 intalling window 7 image at D:drive
Step 3 now windows 7 is installed and I restart computer & Mark its partition active
From windows 7 .
Step 4 Install EASYBCD in windows 7 to add XP from Add os Entry Menu , accept XP
boot files let it autocomplete , save , reboot .
Now my Ques 1 where is need to shrink hard drive in my process?
Ques 2 Is my hard disk Partition rite .
Ques 3 when to do this step which is
To stop XP from deleting your Windows 7 System Restore Points everytime XP is started, then see System Restore Points - Stop XP Dual Boot Delete to hide Windows 7 from XP. ???
Please guide me thanks as I m confused but when I do it once ill get confidence thanking in advance
Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker
Image XP to a partition on the target HD, get it started.
Then image Windows 7 to another partition, Mark its Partition Active
and if necessary run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
to get it started.
Install EasyBCD to Windows 7 to add XP from Add OS Entry menu, accept XP boot files, let it autocomplete, Save, reboot.