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#1 Pcbhardt

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 04:16 AM

I want to install Windows XP on a computer that has Windows 7 installed yet. The computer has two HDs, 1 with Windowa 7 and another free. When I attempt to install XP on free HD, I receive the message: 'boot mgr error'. Where I localize this BOOT MGR ?

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 28 December 2011 - 01:22 PM

Installing XP after Win 7 is already installed...is not generally recommended. The XP boot files cannot recognize the Windows 7 install, while the Windows 7 installer pre-empts the XP install files.

Some say that it can be done successfully, but these are "at your own risk" suggestions.

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP - Windows 7 Forums - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/8057-dual-boot-installation-windows-7-xp.html

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