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Windows 7: Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP


28 Apr 2009   #849
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

How to Setup a Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP


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12 Aug 2010   #850
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Quoll, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The external HDD would have to be connected to the computer using an e-SATA connection without any adapter so that Windows 7 will think that the externall HDD is the same as an internal HDD. It will not work with any other type of connection.

If you do have that type of connection, then you can just follow METHOD TWO in the tutorial to install and dual boot with XP.

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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16 Aug 2010   #851
khuzi

Windows Xp professional
 
 
Too Gud

Thank u soo much man... this worked like a charm... every single step is very well written and accurate....
THanks again..
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16 Aug 2010   #852
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Khuzi, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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17 Aug 2010   #853
khuzi

Windows Xp professional
 
 

Thanks BRINK...
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17 Aug 2010   #854
hydr0

 
 
help

help please....

when i try to install windows xp blue screen appear in install process n give me error,,,,, help

i use method 2, im using 7 now
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22 Aug 2010   #855
Topspin

Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit
 
 
Thank you Brink...

A very grateful user says a big thank you for these oh so easy guides - have successfully loaded Win 7 onto a second disc and changed the name of the existing op system by using EasyBCD and amazingly for a complete non techie it all works
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22 Aug 2010   #856
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Topspin. I'm glad that we were able to help you.
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24 Aug 2010   #857
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Brink

My first attemt at this.
I found a different web page to start the process.
I didn't know this was even here.
Everything was fine until I reached your Method 2- Step 7.
The other site forgot to include this so Easy BCD won't open.
After a few choice words and the mandatory Google search I thankfully found your article.
Read it from end to end found the errors of my way Method2- Step 7 and it WORKED!!!!!!!!!!!

We now have dual bootage.
Thanks a million
Mike
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24 Aug 2010   #858
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Welcome to SevenForums Hopalong X
As you know great tutorial section here. Glad you have had success!
Windows 7 - Tutorial Index
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24 Aug 2010   #859
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myzr7 View Post
Welcome to SevenForums Hopalong X
As you know great tutorial section here. Glad you have had success!
Windows 7 - Tutorial Index
I know where to go for the "good" info and help now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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