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Win 7 will not Boot to XP

Postby kjemull » Sat May 22, 2010 10:22 pm

Hello Everyone (I got this problem see)

Dual Boot will not boot to XP pro 64 bit on second hard drive

There are 2 hard dives installed with XP 64 on the original C:
the other H/D was the Win 7

After entering the legacy OS (XP Pro 64) (which was all ready installed on the first HD)
and seeing the possible OS in the boot screen I select the XP OS (I have already copied the boot files from XP to the C: of win 7 and receive the error
windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt (system 32\ntoskrnl.exe)
My XP OS starts correctly when I change my bios to boot to XP

There is no definitive user manual to answer these types of questions
These issues must be clearly defined (only drive letters and Name of the other would be different)

Please Help if you can
Thanks
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Re: Win 7 will not Boot to XP

Postby yeshuas » Sun May 23, 2010 1:36 am

I replied to your first post, apparently with the same problem, or about the same problem, at any rate, in what order did you install the different OS's? Did you have both Harddrives plugged in when you installed both OS's or did you install one, then unplug that Harddrive and install the other OS etc.

We need more info on the procedure you went through to get to where you are.
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