Looking to transition into Win7?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by BlackScarletLove, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. BlackScarletLove

    BlackScarletLove Status:In Post-Production

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    Hey, I have XP installed on my computer, and new games are coming out that aren't XP compatible -- I'd like to install 2 OS on 1 drive, is this possible? My C drive is 233G and my XP system is only taking up 23G of it, can I partition the drive, install 7 on the other partition and modify the boot.ini to boot into either XP or 7 on the same drive?

    Windows XP SP3

    AMD Radeon HD 6850 - 1024MB

    MotherBoard:
    ASUSTeK Computer INC. P5K SE Rev 1.xx
    Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
    BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 0401 07/19/2007
    Realtek Onboard Audio

    3328 Megabytes DDR2 RAM

    Processor:
    2.00 gigahertz Intel Pentium Dual
    64 kilobyte primary memory cache
    1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
     
  2. Johnny

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    You should be able to install windows 7 on that. And do a dual boot.
     
  3. BlackScarletLove

    BlackScarletLove Status:In Post-Production

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    Hello, can you tell me the best way to do this? Should I boot with the Windows disk and partition that way or install it through XP without partitioning, or how do I do it?
     
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