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Posted 26 April 2010 - 06:54 PM
Posted 26 April 2010 - 07:00 PM
Posted 26 April 2010 - 07:10 PM
I would try reinstalling windows xp on the new HDD and take the old one out before starting the install.
Posted 26 April 2010 - 07:20 PM
Posted 26 April 2010 - 07:29 PM
No no i mean take the original out install on the new and then put the original back in set it as a slave and then transfer all the files and setting and programs over to the new one.
Posted 26 April 2010 - 07:36 PM
Posted 26 April 2010 - 07:45 PM
Posted 26 April 2010 - 08:04 PM
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Posted 26 April 2010 - 08:30 PM
What...was used to do these installs...recovery/restore CDs, MS Genuine XP CD...what was the media used?
FWIW: If you want to effect a dual-boot...then XP must be installed on the second drive...while the first install on the older drive...is also reflected.
<<I want to remove the new install of XP Home from the new drive. I can then start the second XP Home install on the new drive again.>>
It should not be necessary to remove the new install...I would just do a repair install of XP, with both drives properly connected to the system. The repair install will see both current installs and ask which you want to repair...choose the newer.
Doing this will correct the boot.ini to reflect both.
Not sure why your system hangs at DMI Pool error, but I suspect that it has to do with the media used for this install of XP.
FWIW: I trust that you have a valid license to install XP Home...on the hard drive which previously had XP Pro as the installed system. The license for one does not authorize/validate installing the other.
Posted 26 April 2010 - 08:45 PM
Edited by hamluis, 26 April 2010 - 08:45 PM.
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