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? solution 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 solution How do i run windows xp and windows vista on one computer? 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 solution Solveddoes windows vista run as well as windows xp solution SolvedCan windows 7 and xp be on the same computer Forum I having having an annoying problem with computer shutting off at the windows splash screen i have tried windows xp vista and solution Multiboot: Running Windows 7 programs in Windows 8 on the same computer solution SolvedWhat AGP card is compatible with a pentium 3 computer running windows xp with a dvi-d monitor? solution Why cant my windows 7 computer find my vista laptop on the same network? Forum SolvedTrying in to install Windows 8.1 but computer keeps opening Vista after selecting CD Windows 8.1 to run in boot menu :( solution 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 Installing windows XP on the same hard drive with a different computer Forum Running two computer on one license of windows vista Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !