Dual booting win xp/win 7 with win 7 first problem

ok guys i need help.
i have a dell inspiron n5010 with win 7 home premium installed.
i want to dual boot with win xp but when i insert the disc it gives me a bsod.
i know its some thing i have to change from my bios for my hard disk.but when i change the mod win7 doesnt boot :(
please someone help..
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  1. marios50 said:
    but when i insert the disc it gives me a bsod.
    What disk did you insert?

    Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP
    -> Look for METHOD TWO: When Windows 7 is Installed First
  2. when i insert the win xp disc it loads up and goes into windows setup but after awhile when it says on the bottom starting windows it gives me a bsod.
  3. What version of XP are you using? Service pack 3?
    If not SP3 you'll want to slip stream SP3 into your install disk.

    Slipstream Service Pack 3 into Your Windows XP Installation CD
  4. yes i am using sp3.but its a modified version from the internet.
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