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Windows 7: Windows 7 main os dual boot XP

17 Jan 2010   #61
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
From Win7, install EasyBCD 2.0 beta and add XP to Dual Boot menu. If it says it is added, then remove it and add again. It will ask to load boot files when you click Add OS, so say OK, then highlight XP above and Save. EasyBCD 2.0 Beta Builds - The NeoSmart Forums

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
Also i have to keep switching that thing in the bios for the bluescreen. FROM compatability to ATA ATA for 7 to work without bluescreen and Comp for xp to work with out bluescreen.
Did you install XP with your SATA controller in a different mode? If so, you may be able to get by with an XP repair install while the SATA controller is set to the same setting which is working for Win7.

Otherwise XP will need to be reinstalled.

This will afterward require adding Win7 back to the Dual Boot using EasyBCD which requires Net Framework 2.0 to run in XP.

How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install

Is there a way you can get me another link to the EasyBCD 2.0 where I dont have to sign up to that forum?


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17 Jan 2010   #62
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Secret No More: Revealing Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 - Within Windows

what about this can i do this?

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/vir.../download.aspx


Wouldn't this be like as if i was running windows xp?
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17 Jan 2010   #63
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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Are loading your SATA Controller drivers at F6?


Hi

Are you loading your SATA Conroller drivers at F6?



Download EasyBCD 1.7.2 - NeoSmart Technologies


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17 Jan 2010   #64
gregrocker

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
Is there a way you can get me another link to the EasyBCD 2.0 where I dont have to sign up to that forum?
You need to sign up to use the beta. Just takes a minute.
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17 Jan 2010   #65
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
Secret No More: Revealing Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 - Within Windows

what about this can i do this?

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/vir.../download.aspx


Wouldn't this be like as if i was running windows xp?
That's an XP Virtual Machine, it got it's own devices, activation keys, etc.
You can't play any 3D accelerated games on it. It's there for old programs that requires XP but doesn't need hardware acceleration.

zzz2496
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17 Jan 2010   #66
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
Secret No More: Revealing Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 - Within Windows

what about this can i do this?

Download Windows XP Mode


Wouldn't this be like as if i was running windows xp?
That's an XP Virtual Machine, it got it's own devices, activation keys, etc.
You can't play any 3D accelerated games on it. It's there for old programs that requires XP but doesn't need hardware acceleration.

zzz2496
Thats what i kind of need it for its for a program called Flash 2 its where you re program cars and you need to have an xp laptop.

I just need to know how i would install software onto a cd from it.
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17 Jan 2010   #67
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

You can attach your physical optical drive to it...

zzz2496
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17 Jan 2010   #68
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

This seems like the easier way, before i delete the partition i will give that a shot. Is there any videos demonstrating that.
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17 Jan 2010   #69
zzz2496

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
This seems like the easier way, before i delete the partition i will give that a shot. Is there any videos demonstrating that.
Don't delete your partition yet, install XP Mode first, see if that works for your software, THEN decide if you should delete your partition or not.
I saw several videos over youtube, here's one of them.

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17 Jan 2010   #70
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
This seems like the easier way, before i delete the partition i will give that a shot. Is there any videos demonstrating that.
Don't delete your partition yet, install XP Mode first, see if that works for your software, THEN decide if you should delete your partition or not.
I saw several videos over youtube, here's one of them.

zzz2496

I seen that one, i need one that shows me how to load a virtual drive so i could install that software.
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