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Dual Boot Vista Ultimate X32 And X64 HDD Question

OK my question is will this step work if I have XP PRO, Vista 32, Vista x64 as dual boot? Any answers? solved Keeping old files and programs upgrading from 32-bit Win 7 to 64-bit Win 8.1 solved I am using win7 32bit i want to install win8.1 64bit to my pc when EDIT: the performance of my 32bit programs is critical so am concerned about any kind of 32bit XP "emulation".

Reply Scott December 1, 2009 at 9:19 am # Hi if i already have windows 7 installed can i attach a XP vhd. Thanks for your technical writing on this topic and I would like this to work for me. Thanks to all! Need help?

Welcome to the site! Theres no multi-boot configs to mess with or have mess up on you. Press "Enter" on your keyboard to copy. 8.

My guess is there will probably be a small performance hit (10-15%) however that "guess" is not based on any benchmark testing. Anyway, when done with it just delete and edit out in the boot ini. Type diskpart in the Command Window   5. More resources See also overclocking problem booting xp/vista solved Dual Boot Question solved Dual Boot Question solved Dual boot (XP and 7) question...

Reply Bob July 31, 2009 at 10:28 am # How does Windows 7 RC act when installed on a thumbdrive? So should I forget about it or can I simply do it no problem? Search through over 5000+ Articles! Note, however, I do NOT want to have to format my whole system just for trying to use a different OS.

Which option do you think will give me the least problems? Do both show here?If they do select the one you want to boot into make it the defaultIf both dont appear you may have to use something like this. Is it slow? Click Install Now Button   11.

The new drive and install of Win7 64 bit onto it went fine. just one question, how do I make windows 7 my default OS when dual-booting? Type Exit and Press Enter At this point what you’ve done is Create a Virtual Disk on the C: drive of your hard drive and attached it so that the Check “I accept the license terms” Radio Box and Click Next   12.

My reccomendation is just test it out since it's easy to install, test and remove if you don't like it. 2 - No issues if you defrag your drives. share|improve this answer answered Feb 3 '10 at 13:39 kmarsh 4,2421331 add a comment| up vote 5 down vote Virtualization is definitely the way to go. solved Microsoft MultiMedia 1.1 keyboard, mouse, and desktop Receiver 2.1 (bundled) worked on 32-bit XP but fails on 64-bit Win 7. Ask a new question Read More Windows 7 Dual Boot Hard Drives Related Resources solved I have a 32-Bit Windows 7 system that has three 2 TB hard drives in addtion

Learn how to contact gP at our contact page. One with Win 7 32bit and the other with win 8.1 64bit and choose which system to boot into? The only caveat is your processor must support virtualization. Source Reply MrGroove June 6, 2009 at 11:00 pm # @Obie Hello!

popatim said: The easiest way id to press the f-key option (like F12) during the boot up process that corresponds to 'Select boot Device' and the select the drive you want. On my system I hit F12 on boot and the boot menu comes up allowing me to select the drive I want to boot from. share|improve this answer answered Feb 3 '10 at 13:04 STW 1,18121329 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote For the actual Windows 7 and XP -Yes you can "multiboot" to

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I also don't know if the main hardware like the motherboard and CPU and such are supported though. It's designed specifically for cases like you mention. What really kills you however on Flash drives is WRITE IO operations. Paul NZ said: Usually if 2 hdd's were connected, both should appear under that boot tab.

I'd suggest installing XP first: load the CD, and when it comes time to select the drive make sure to partition it as you'd like and place XP on the partion If it's a home box however being used regularly… It might be a bit slow. Type create vdisk file=c:win7boot.vhd maximum=20480 type=expandable and Press Enter The only thing you might want to customize in Step 5 is the setting “maximum=20480”.  This setting controls the size of Microsoft Windows Client Support share|improve this answer edited Sep 16 '10 at 11:58 Bobby 7,55932741 answered Apr 26 '10 at 15:18 user35250 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft

Would the OEM version cause problems? Go to the boot tab . This system is an older Pentium 4, so there you go… But I'd really like to try Windows 7, if not for this system, just to get used to it for For very high-net worth individuals, does it make sense to not have insurance?

Works like a charm for all my ancient software that won't run on Win7 64-bit. it worked~!! KiwiMutantMay 27, 2014, 4:27 AM Hi. I'm sure dual boot is a great way to go too.

Reply aaron November 19, 2011 at 7:05 am # i currently have an hp i upgraded the windows to 7 ultimate 32 bit, but am wanting to test some copies of Reply MrGroove June 2, 2009 at 9:06 am # @Joseph - Your welcome. Once the download completes, burn the .ISO file to a DVD and reboot with the DVD in the drive so that you will boot from the DVD drive.   3. Ask a new question Read More Dual Boot Windows Vista OEM Windows XP Related Resources How do I create a xp/vista dual boot drive?

I tried t How to connect to internet with xp 32bit when dual booting windows 7 64bit solved Can I have 2 hard drives. Don't Miss a Single Tip! To make sure it deleted the entry, type "bcdedit /v" and the entire Windows 7 boot entry should be gone ( the only *****OS***** entry that will show up will be Reply IT'r June 1, 2009 at 1:15 pm # Thanks, nice writeup… Microsoft put out a video and in it they don't use "select" but "sel" i tried it your way

Not the answer you're looking for? I am sure others have experienced this as well. solved Can I dual boot Ubuntu and Win7 on 2 seperate hard drives? That's what I'm really trying to get going here.

I did the install on my Vista box at work and started running short on drive space.