how about dual boot with XP ?

By ronatman1 ·
any way to do same trick , backwards ? going back to XP

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virtual box option

by databaseben In reply to how about dual boot with ...

between microsoft making it impossible to dual boot xp via its newer o.s.'s and hardware makers no longer making their hardware compatible to xp;

its best to virtualize xp via virtual box.

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Or with another free virtual machine...

by dldorrance In reply to how about dual boot with ...

VMware Player, which can be downloaded here https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/evalcenter?p=player&q=vmware%20player%20download&ie=utf-8&sa=Search . It works on top of Windows and Linux, and like virtualbox allows cutting and pasting between OS's as well as rapid switching between OS's. I use it to run WindowXP on my Linux computer; of course it runs slower than the native OS.

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by a.portman In reply to Or with another free virt ...

I have not used the vmware player is several years. I am glad it is still around. VMWare player is also a great way to run a browser in a sandbox and protect your main computer from spyware.

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Yes, It's Possible

by willcomp In reply to how about dual boot with ...

Here's a link with instructions. http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/8057-dual-boot-installation-windows-7-xp.html

I assumed Win 7 and XP since you failed to specify the newer operating system.

Although it is possible, I don't recommend it unless absolutely necessary. In nearly all cases a virtual machine is preferable. XP Mode in Windows 7 is excellent if you have Pro or Ultimate.

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ALL of my XP computer dual boot ! If you dont do it, shut up

by DrDean In reply to how about dual boot with ...

ALL of my computers dual boot XP ! If you dont do it, shut up

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