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Windows 7: Can't Triple Boot XP Pro x86 with 7 & 10 x64

18 Nov 2016   #1

Win10 Home 1607 x64/Win7 Home Premium SP1 x64/WinXP Pro SP3 x86
Can't Triple Boot XP Pro x86 with 7 & 10 x64

Setup did not display anything between boot and the choose drive screen. After that, setup is normal, but it crashes upon reboot with "A disk read error has occurred, press CTRL-ALT-DEL to restart". A simple bootrec /fixboot and fixmbr fixes the issue, but xp setup halts with BSOD 0x0000007E iastor.sys. 7 and 10 boot fine. The PC I am attempting the multiboot on is the one in the system specs. Trying to install XP Pro SP3 (NOT XP Home SP2 like in my specs)

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 Can't Triple Boot XP Pro x86 with 7 & 10 x64

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