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Windows 7: Windows 7 and XP dual boot

08 Dec 2009   #1
Cluent

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Windows 7 and XP dual boot

Is it possible to install Windows 7 and Windows XP as a dual boot configuration?


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08 Dec 2009   #2
Cluent

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

I don't know if this is important, but Windows 7 is already installed so XP would be the second operating system. The hard drive is already partitioned into 3 volumes.
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08 Dec 2009   #3
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Hi Cluent, please check this tutorial
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08 Dec 2009   #4
Cluent

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Thanks. I hadn't thought that XP would have access to the Win 7 partition, which I would not want. Too bad you can't boot XP from a USB drive and give it zero access to internal drive.
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08 Dec 2009   #5
wallyinnc

Windows 7 x64 finally!
 
 

Yep, I have that situation and you can access the Win7 partition from your XP.
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