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Problems with Dual boot

By rhlongo ·
Using Xp and trying to create a dual boot with either Win2000 (preferred) or a different version of XP. when I put the install disc in it will not allow me to install claiming a new version exists. Not an option to do a clean install at this time. Tried some searches that have not brought successful results. I have created an additional partition for the dual boot.

Thanks in advance!

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Problem solved

by rhlongo In reply to Problems with Dual boot

Was not able to get the CD's to boot, but was successful and now the upgrades work!

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The problem is

by NickNielsen In reply to Problems with Dual boot

Windows is not designed to be installed in dual-boot configurations. Additionally, it will only allow itself to be installed on the primary (active) partition.

You will need to make your blank partition the active partition on that drive. Your other option is to get another hard drive and set it as the primary drive.

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