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Old 10-16-2013, 09:56 PM   #1
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Default Trying to dual boot W7 and XP

I have an Acer Aspire x1300 that is running W7, upgraded from Vista. I am trying to dual boot XP with W7.

I have partitioned a space on the HD for XP and formatted the space. But every time I try to load XP from my XP, SP3, installation disk I get the following message: "Check your hard drive to make sure it is properly configured and terminated."

The letter G was assigned by the computer to the XP partition and Disk management says that the XP partition is a primary partition but I can't get XP to load. It will load all the files and when it says "starting windows" is when I get the above message.

So, how do I get XP to load. Thanks

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Old 10-21-2013, 01:32 AM   #2
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Default Re: Trying to dual boot W7 and XP

Are you trying to install Win XP through Win7?

As far as I know, it has to be the other way around. XP then 7.

And, both should have to be the same x-bit version.

Lets wait for the experts.
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