After you fix the boot loader, XP will be in the list, but if you select it on bootup, you will probably get "ntldr missing or corrupt" error. Thanks a lot for the info above. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get to choose the option of Vista or XP without having the Vista Install dvd in the drive. Now check whether the module is loaded; copy/paste the following green command line into the terminal: rfkill list all Press Enter. http://brainybooks.net/vista/vista-dual-monitors-crapfest.html
Reset the rfkill status in the BIOS / UEFI 1.3.2. But in a few cases this feature inhibits establishing a stable wireless connection in Linux. Be sure you know the downside and also if you posted here on purpose some won't reply if the answer was already given in the discussion. Which will succeed in most cases.
How to customize your boot menu When you start your dual-boot system, the menu will appear for a few seconds. I will try your EasyBCD theory and shoot the result back here. Did you copy Vista's C:\Windows\Boot folder into XP's C:\Windows before running EasyBCd first? (I've had the same problem before, but it was a while ago so I may be missing something) You won't be taking advantage of 64-bit addressing, but most applications don't benefit from it anyway.
Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion Hey guys, I purchased a new dell laptop (inspiron 1720) which came pre-loaded with Vista. That's all i have to do. This seems like the best tech site ever and is now in my favorites.
A star of the Ubuntu family: Xubuntu!In for a pleasant surprise? Proceed to the next item. I tried following the steps given here. Operations successfully executed, but same error message.
Luckily you can get the best of both world by creating a dual boot between Vista and XP.Here is the tutorial to create a dual boot Vista/XP system. When I first got the dual boot working (which is a peice of cake) it all worked just fine but then after a few reboots and updates and software installs I Step 3. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I gave an answer to this, but...
Then reboot your laptop. Is there a way to keep them the same?XP was loaded first on this box.Thanks! Please help.Thanks 7 answers Last reply Feb 6, 2009 More about having problems installing vista donald7777Apr 22, 2008, 12:22 AM OK please post the model number and maufacture name of the I tried this, but came up with the same error.
Or you may need to give a drive a temporary letter (such as Z) to free up a letter for another drive; you would change the Z drive to something else http://brainybooks.net/vista/vista-xp-network.html When prompted, check Perform a quick format to format the volume with NTFS. by R. Discussions cover Windows 8 installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows 8-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Question Trouble connecting to the internet in windows (dual boot ubu by
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I found solution on other forum to copy ntldr, ntdetect, and boot.ini onto windows xp partition and rebuild windows 7 loader with some tool doing same thing which is described at In case you have a Realtek wireless chipset that often loses connection and runs below its ordinary speed, that chipset probably needs a better driver. i couldnt find the boot.ini file even in the installation CD of XP.
So first a big thanks to all contributors :) Now I'm finally at a point where XP just doesn't cut it any longer. Dec 16, 2008 at 8:38 am Nicholas saysHi Damien,This guide is great, thanks! Theoretically, they should be the same, but I might be wrong on this. You can then not only see the name for your wireless chipset (for example: wlp2s0), but also whether Power Management is on for it.
Run "Dual-boot Repair". The next time you restart your system, you should be see a prompt that will let you choose between Vista or XP. Do you want more tips and tweaks for Ubuntu or Linux Mint? this contact form d.
Manual method 1. Bad wireless connection 2. mpol View Public Profile Find More Posts by mpol . 08 Jul 2009 #32 FreddiePhuzz windows 7 6 posts Finally dual boot fixed!!! This worked for me with extra steps.
ilikepieAug 22, 2008, 3:53 AM im having the same problem except for the fact that i have drivers but they wont install ZoronSep 1, 2008, 2:36 AM What drivers won't install?