I am trying to install Win XP Pro 32bit onto a partition that I created on my Win7 Home Premium X64 hard drive. When I get to the part of the XP install where it lists the available partitions, the newly created one isn't listed.
I have also tried installing XP on a seperate hard drive, but when I boot from the XP disk, XP states that the Drive C: either is formatted incorrectly, corrupted or has an OS that XP doesn't recognize. Drive D: is listed, but XP keeps preventing me from installing onto it.
I am not sure why this is happening. I can kind of understand why XP would not install into a X64 created partition, but not sure why it is not installing on the second hard drive, which is a PATA drive.
Thanks for any help Don
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You must install the oldest Operating System first, then the newer one, else it will not add to the bootmgr properly.
Is this true even if I am installing XP to a seperate hard drive? Does XP have to be installed first, on one drive, then Win7 on the second drive?