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#1 stonemaster

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Posted 19 April 2012 - 04:34 PM

gonna set up a second hard drive in my comp to run XP (got windows 7 home on the c drive)off of, any tips or tricks I should know about in advance???
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 01:05 AM

You don't necessarily have to dual boot. You use Windows XP Mode if you have the version Professional or higher for Windows 7. There is less hassle in doing it this way.

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 02:48 AM

thanx but I dont feel like spending the extra coin to upgrade 7, and I had an extra hard drive lying around, actually it was fairly easy, it started giving me issues so I just uplugged the Windows 7 drive and started over, now i gotta get some driver on the XP drive and I'll be set, friggin AMD :angry:

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:06 AM

any tips or tricks I should know about in advance???

You could give these a read:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/8057-dual-boot-installation-windows-7-xp.html

http://apcmag.com/how_to_dual_boot_windows_xp_and_windows_7_xp_installed_first.htm
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Posted 20 April 2012 - 09:21 AM

Drivers shouldn't be to hard to find.

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System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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