However, this doesn’t mean these systems won’t run Windows 7, because Aero support isn’t required. I suggest you try other forums or consider giving up. Did you try that? I’ve divided this report into three parts: Part 1: Can this PC be upgraded? his comment is here
and does the xp version have to be a 64bit as well? If not, you have to be able to boot into Win7 before EasyBCD can be installed and executed. The limitations of the Virtual PC environment prevent XPM from running many games or other applications that require advanced graphics capabilities. Palm OS and HotSync are registered trademarks. http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/356844-windows-7-installation-older-desktop-xp-pro-s-p-3-a.html
July 22, 2010 Ben however, if users want to use xp but not win7, so people may want to format the drive C: and leave E: only for others uses, like Download them from the XP install onto a flash drive. September 28, 2010 Chuck I'm trying to set up a dual boot on my new HP laptop that came with Windows7 Home Premium installed. You can use the SecurAble utility that I mentioned earlier to determine whether your CPU supports virtualization.
But if I use the dual boot to go to XP, no luck. Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 3 Remy (not verified) on Dec 24, 2009 Nice article, though lacks more info about tools for migration to 7. I own a caddy system, i plan to just load each OS onto a caddy drive and slide whatever one i require in to the pc. How To Upgrade Windows Xp Sp2 To Sp3 Without Formatting Say goodbye to the MS-DOS command prompt It had a good 36-year run, but its day is done.