Running Windows XP and Windows Vista on same computer Tags: Configuration Computers Windows Vista Windows XP Last response: July 19, 2010 1:33 PM in Windows Vista Share MysticFairy July 17, 2010 7:07:05 PM Hello, I was hoping someone could tell me how to go about adding Windows XP" to a computer that is presently running Windows Vista and be able to switch from one system to the other. Is that possible? More about : running windows windows vista computer Jonmor68 July 17, 2010 7:48:01 PM Yes it can be done, here's how> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919529 You normally install the oldest system first, obviously it has no knowledge of the newer one and it will overwrite the bootloader. m 0 l mibix19 July 17, 2010 9:06:09 PM If you think the solution that Jonmor68 has given to you is too tricky to set up, you might also want to consider installing it in a virtual pc such as Microsoft virtual pc http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyI... or VMware http://www.vmware.com/products/player/ The Vista installation will not be messed with with this method m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Scotteq July 19, 2010 1:33:57 PM Here's a tutorial on how to Dual Boot Win 7 and XP The procedure for Vista and XP is the same. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs it possible to run Windows XP 32-bit and Windows 7 64-bit on the same computer? Forum Can we use both windows xp & windows vista on the same computer Forum Solvedcan I install an OEM Windows Vista on the same computer with a new hard drive Forum How do i run windows xp and windows vista on one computer? Forum I am running Windows Vista on my home network. Also have xp desktop and a Buffalo Tech terastation. Several days ago, the vist Forum SolvedI'm running Vista windows on my laptop, I have all of the computer sounds, BUT when logged on-line, I can't hear any video's o Forum Solveddoes windows vista run as well as windows xp Forum SolvedCan windows 7 and xp be on the same computer Forum Multiboot: Running Windows 7 programs in Windows 8 on the same computer Forum Why cant my windows 7 computer find my vista laptop on the same network? Forum I having having an annoying problem with computer shutting off at the windows splash screen i have tried windows xp vista and Forum SolvedWhat AGP card is compatible with a pentium 3 computer running windows xp with a dvi-d monitor? Forum SolvedReinstall Windows Vista Enterprise on same laptop?? Forum SolvedTrying in to install Windows 8.1 but computer keeps opening Vista after selecting CD Windows 8.1 to run in boot menu :( Forum Windows xp wireless works for one person and not another on the same computer Forum Running multiple windows environments on the same computer? Forum Can i install window xp and windows 7 on the same computer Forum How do I install Windows 7 and Windows XP PRO on the same computer? Forum Is it possible to have both XP and windows 7 on the same computer Forum Can I have Windows 7 and Xp on the same computer? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !