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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    I wiped everything from the hardrive from the last configuration, Put in my XP Pro Disk, created 2 partitions from XP Pro Disk, Formated C: for XP (But not the other partition I left it raw) All this while in IDE mode. XP installed sucessfully I then Put in Win 7 install DIsk (it is a fresh...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Thanks Kairo and everyone, I uninstalled 7 by deleting the partition and the reserved 100mb, and added a new partition for 7 to be installed (7 installed properly) with (XP partition left in tact. ) 7 Is C: now and XP is D: now. 100mb reserve back. (Ideleted the old one) I installed...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    I will try that in a few. First just want to give some updated status. Initaly I had to set the MBR from XP since, it was instaled (version 2.0 89) Using 2.0 89. I added the entry xp and let it auto detect, then went to tools and auto configure boot.ini. Restarted Now Windows 7 shows...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Thanks Guys. After a few more hours finaly got XP to boot up. I installed 7 first then had such a hard time to get XP to boot, I kept getting that error message. However I remember reading a few days back about the bios and the Sata option. I changed the sata from AHC... to IDE and XP...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Update I found out that I actuly have a full 7 not just upgrade disc and was able to wipe out the partitions. I am starting with a fresh 7 then gona take the steps in adding XP Pro, I think that will be much smoother. I will update on the process and when I add XP as a duel boot and results...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Here are the error messages plus some more info There are a total of 4 entries listed in the bootloader. Default: Windows 7 Timeout: 30 seconds. Boot Drive: D:\ Entry #1 Name: Microsoft Windows 7 BCD ID: {dcda700d-3492-11df-8743-b61e463bd3f3} Drive: C:\ Bootloader Path...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Hi Tery Thanks again, I installed 2.0 89, however I went to Install/repair and it said unknown errors on it. I think my settings say boot drive is D: I tried to change it to C:(where win 7 is on) but the details showed the boot drive is on D: now if that is any help?
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Thanks Kariozamorro, That could be an option. Now to recreate/reformat the XP how would that work? I tried it from runing 7 on disk manager and it would not let me delete or format the D: XP, It mentioned something about a boot or OS. Is there a way of manualy overiding it? I do have a...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Do you think savepart is the best option or is there any other options at this point? UPDATE: If for somereason this won't work or to risky, what is the best way to get rid of the XP partion and reinstall it. I tried to see if I could delete or format from diskmanagement in 7 but it...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    How about any other methods? rather then method 3 or a possible downloading a "98 start up" and putting it on a cd? Also I just remembered that I do have a 98 se boot floppy and a 98 se instalation disk. Just no floppy drive
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    thanks Terry I am gona try it. I plan on doing nethod 3 from the above link that you sent, I think that could be a possiblility where the problem is since, XP was assigned to C: originaly when it was partitioned with Vista and problems happened when I set the MBR in Vista. I am up to try...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Thanks Terry, I ran the R badsectors and it said everything was ok, then ran F check and it was fine. Restarted it and same thing.
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    I went into 7 and did check disk on xp D: it said it fixed some errors and I restarted and same thing, I did do scan for bad sectors. Last known good configuration also didn't work. But At start up option for boot, I notice 2 7's and both of them when highlighted gives and F8 option but...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    The blue screen showed up. ---------- A problem has been detected and windows shutdown to prevent damage... Check for viruses, remove newly installed hardrives or hardrive controllers. Chec your hardrive to make sure it is properly configured and terminated. Run CHKDSK /F to check for...
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    7 dual boot with XP pro (7 running, XP won't Boot)

    Thanks for your reponse. I deleted the windows xp entry and added a new one, I chose to make it the NT/2k/XP/2k3. XP still failed and got the same start up, a flash of xp then restart, but 7 runs still. I do have 2 7's now on the boot up menue. Here is the info There are a total of 3...