Windows 7 and Windows XP dual boot

Hello,

I want to install both OS (Windows 7 and Windows XP) on same hard disk with dual boot on different partitions
What is the best way ? Should I start with 7 or XP
Thank you
gadsadAsked:
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tigin44Connect With a Mentor Commented:
create at least 2 partitions each for one operating system...

start with xp...

after installl

install win7
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LordArokhConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I agree with tigin,

I'm using W7 with XP on different partitions.
First installed XP to one partition and then W7 to other partitions.

If you do reverse (install w7 first, XP second )you'll not able to boot up to W7. In this case you'll have to do more efforts and configure booting options with a tool like, easy bcd ( http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=1 )

Cheers,
TK
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LeeTutorConnect With a Mentor retiredCommented:
Yes, install XP first.  This is a pretty good article on how to do the dual booting:

http://lifehacker.com/5126781/how-to-dual-boot-windows-7-with-xp-or-vista
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LeeTutorConnect With a Mentor retiredCommented:
gadsad, isn't your question answered?
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gadsadAuthor Commented:
thanks, its OK
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationCommented:
Ummm, win7 is already on the disk and completely configured how I need it.  Is there anyway to get XP into that other partition I made?  It's in some type of loop now.
What happened to all my other posts on this question?  Wierd!
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationCommented:
Ooops, sry.  I updated the wrong question.
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