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Windows 7: Installing XP after Windows 7

10 Sep 2009   #11
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

John78463 go into the system BIOS and see if there's some options for SATA such as Native SATA or AHCI. If so, disable them and then try to install XP.

I had similar problems with my laptop and that is how I fixed it.


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10 Sep 2009   #12
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Here is the fix from Microsoft, provided by google --==> here
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10 Sep 2009   #13
holo88

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

more from microsoft. HERE

google confirms the error code is that of sata/raid issue.
i think sup3rsprt has the correct resolve.
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10 Sep 2009   #14
John78463

Windows 7
 
 

If it is a boot sector virus then formatting HD and installing XP should remove the virus?

Guess it will..

I will try disabling ACHI in BIOS.

If it works I'll make this thread solved when I come back.
Cheers
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10 Sep 2009   #15
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by holo88 View Post
more from microsoft. HERE

google confirms the error code is that of sata/raid issue.
i think sup3rsprt has the correct resolve.
Google really IS your friend!!
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11 Sep 2009   #16
anykey

Dual boot XP Pro and Seven/7127
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
Google really IS your friend!!
Well done holo88 .
Isn't it funny how we can find these answers when it is someone else's problem. When the problem is our own we fail to see the solution by Googling, ha ha.
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11 Sep 2009   #17
John78463

Windows 7
 
 

I cannot disable AHCI in the BIOS as there is no option for this.

Sod it im going to phone support and get the motherboard make/model.

Sorry about not googling the error code: 99% of the time I do.
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11 Sep 2009   #18
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If you are rolling back to a different OS because your eval copy is timing out, get the 90 day trial of W7 Enterprise RTM. If you need to run XP for something, slap it in a VM to simplify your system setup. There's very little, if any, reason to run XP natively anymore.
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11 Sep 2009   #19
SeVeNrOxS

Windows 7 RTM x86
 
 

i'm facing the same problem.I'm also getting BSOD while installing XP over 7.
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11 Sep 2009   #20
holo88

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

have you tried any of the above mentioned?
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