Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Dual booting Win7 & WinXP

04 Oct 2009   #11
Synt4xError

Windows 10 x64 Enterprise
 
 

Yeah but in EasyCD, it asks for a drive letter. I choose the drive that XP is installed on. So shouldn't it be able to find it?

So let's say I add the NTLDR to my win7 system, will that solve my problem?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
04 Oct 2009   #12
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

are you using an old version of EasyBCD or somethin' ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2009   #13
Synt4xError

Windows 10 x64 Enterprise
 
 

The newest one I found.

Edit: 1.7.2
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

04 Oct 2009   #14
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

well many things have been updated and fixed since then. I'm using version 2.0.64
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2009   #15
Synt4xError

Windows 10 x64 Enterprise
 
 

Ok so I installed EasyBCD 2.0.0.64. I did the same steps as I did in the older version. It asked me if I wanted it to copy the NTLDR over and reconfigure the booting so I can use dual boot. I said yes. Then when I restarted to try and boot into XP it gave me the error saying file missing or corrupt (NTLDR).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2009   #16
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Please post a screenshot of Disk Management window.

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2009   #17
Synt4xError

Windows 10 x64 Enterprise
 
 


Disk0 - Win7
Disk1 - XP
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2009   #18
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You really need the XP bootfiles to be on the 100mb partition . Give it a drive letter.

Let Easybcd add the XP entry again and autoconfigure.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2009   #19
Synt4xError

Windows 10 x64 Enterprise
 
 

SIW2 that worked perfectly, thank you very much.

Also thank you sup3rsprt
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Oct 2009   #20
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You are welcome - Happy dual booting.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Dual booting Win7 & WinXP




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Having trouble triple booting WinXP & Win7. Please help.
"but you only listed 2 OS" you say. I know :) I know this can be done as i've ran it for years. In the past 3 years i've had to format 2-3 times & each time i've had problems doing this, but managed to stumble through. I can't seem to do it any more. Basically, i want 1x WinXP installed &...
Installation & Setup
Dual Boot Win7 & Winxp
I have a Gateway computer, 64 bit, DX4822-01, with Intel pentium E5300 Dual Core, 2.6GHZ each, 6GB ram, and 1TB HDD, running Windows 7 Home Premium x 64 bit. I want to add Winxp Pro for a dual boot. What all do I need to know and what to watch out for to accomplish this? Is there any trouble to...
Installation & Setup
dual boot win7 & winxp separate drives OR upgrade to win7 professional
I've researched for awhile now & can't seem to find which is the best way to add winxp functionality to my laptop. I have office xp professional, painter7 & photopaint8 software that worked fine on winxp 32 bit thru sp3. New laptop is win7 home premium 64bit. Two 500gb hard drives. Which is...
Software
how to dual boot win7 plus winxp
hi guys i need some help hear, i want to dual boot with win7 with win xp, i have windows 7 ultimate installed now and i want to install winxp pro with out screwing my windows 7 install thanks
Installation & Setup
Dual boot win7 x64 and winXP x86
Hi all I have a bit of a problem with my drives.. I've been running win7 x64 for a while, but needed winXP x86 for some older apps. So I installed XP on a different partition on another drive - Install went well but messed up my MBR pretty bad. I used the bootsect tool in commandline on the...
Installation & Setup
Win7 and WinXP dual boot
My dual boot system WinXP/Win7 got really Messed up. I am stil getting it straighten out. I got an error and neither operating system would boot up. It was really screwed. I almost have the system fixed. I do not yet have Win7 back running though... What happens is that when I installed Win7...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:18.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App