Install WinXP on a USB drive.

Acer Aspire 7738 as7738g-6006 notebook
January 22, 2011 at 12:05:21
Specs: Win7 Home Premium, 4GB
Hi

Can I install WinXP 32bit on a USB hard drive and then alter the BIOS to boot from the USB
drive. Will it overwrite my Win7 installation on drive C:
Thanks DTech10


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#2
January 23, 2011 at 11:01:55
Hi Grasshopper

The problem is running Win32.exe as I running Win7 64bit as the system
asks for a 64bit version.

Thanks anyway for your reply
Dtech10


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#3
January 23, 2011 at 11:44:53
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/vi...

Maybe have a look at this alternative.


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#4
January 24, 2011 at 14:14:24
Do you want it to overwrite the W7?

Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?


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#5
January 25, 2011 at 09:29:55
Hi jefro

No I want to keep Win7 on c: and install WinXP on another HD or USB HD.
Grashopper suggustion above won't work as I runing Win7 Home Preium and this
can,t run WinXP mode.
I tryed VirualPc but could get my old program to work, it reports not a valid 32bit application, I had no proplem running it in my old Win7 computer, which I have sold on.
I running the Win7 64bit as this was already installed in my new laptop.
It might work if I installed Win7 32bit but I did'nt want to do this.
Thans DTech10


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