Unable to install window xp on window7

srinuvasu38's Avatar, Join Date: Apr 2012
Newbie Member
Dear Sir/Madam,
I had bought out a laptop of sony waio last year. Now i want to install window xp as second os. I had inserted the xp cd and rebooted the system. it is displaying a message error to stop "the harddisk is to checked or your system is to be checked for virus" i had check and found to be no error. the same problem again.
MY system configuration:
Hard disk - 600 GB.
OS-windows7 home premium
ram-4 gb
make- sony waio.
Please help me how to install window xp as second os. I will be thankfull.
state's Avatar, Join Date: Sep 2011
Go4Expert Member
If your laptop comes with an O.S.like Win7 or Vista,I think it is not possible to downgrade it to XP or any OS released before XP.This is something I had heard at the HP service center.I have not read it anywhere.If you do find a way to install XP(except using virtual machine) post back.
Good Luck