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Tried to install dual boot on Win 7, now no OS will load


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Rzarekt

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I have had windows 7 installed on my PC for a little while, but I wanted to create a dual boot and install windows xp back on it.
I separated a a small 5 gig partition on my hard drive to install windows xp on.
I put the xp cd in the drive in rebooted and ran the disc, it came up to the selection of the partition and I selected the partition and it formatted it to ntfs and then it restarts to continue setup, BUT the setup never continued...
Now my computer wont start up in windows 7 OR the xp setup.
If I boot from the windows xp cd, it just goes through the same choose the partition to install on thing and restarts.

Please help!!

Thanks.
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When setting up a dual boot system with MS operating systems, you should install the oldest OS first then proceed to newer versions. Failure to do so yields problems like you are currently experiencing.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919529
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