2 operating systems

  vectradam 23:43 23 Mar 2010

is it possible to install 2 operating systems on the same pc. i have windows 7 64 bit , but it is not compatible with a copy of autocad r14 that i use. can i install my copy of win xp home on this pc along with the win 7 so that i can use autocad via xp.

many thanks

  Devil Fish 23:51 23 Mar 2010

yes it is possible i have xp and win 7 64bit on the same pc

it is a lot easier if you install xp first as win 7 seems to loose its boot loader if you try it the other way round

with out being to long winded you will need xp cd and licence key

install xp first you will the need to purchase a partiton manager click here to create a primary partition then install win 7 on the newley created partition

and voila you have a dual boot xp win7 pc

good luck

  Sheik Yerbouti 08:45 24 Mar 2010

click here

does your version of Win 7 allow you to run XP Mode?

IF NOT....you could try installing XP in a virtual machine.

Take a look at VMWare and Windows Virtual PC

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