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I have installed Windows 7 on my laptop. Now I want to install Windows XP. How will I be able to pull this off without using Windows XP mode or any virtualization solution so that I could dual boot 7 and XP?I always get a BSOD when trying to boot up the XP installation CD. I got this on Nirsoft's BSOD viewer: enter image description here

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Could it be your harddrive is set as SATA drive? You need to set it to Compatibility mode to boot with XP, or slipstream a SATA driver to a new XP CD

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