windows 7 is blocking xp from installation

August 29, 2011 at 19:47:13
Specs: Windows 7
but it keeps coming up blocked by windows 7 because 7 is a newer version

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August 30, 2011 at 02:28:13
how you r trying to install windows XP ?

It will not allow you to install XP on top of windows 7,however you can do so by manually editing bcdedit commands.

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August 30, 2011 at 07:00:44
It appears that you are attempting to install XP from within Windows 7 and that cannot be done. Installing XP on a system designed for Windows 7 can be quite difficult, particularly if this is a laptop. If you really must run XP (why) your best option is to install it to a virtual machine.


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