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Our commitment to the environment Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. I would image both partitions, then you can delete them, create a primary partition for XP using the 7 GB unallocated space and maybe a bit more, depends on what you need to install in XP , then create an extended partition with two logical drives. Thanks guys,i manage to get the AHCI mode working with the F6 floppy method,using this driver from intel website. Register Sign In Help. BB code is on. The embeddeb controller EC hardware didn’t respond within the timeout period. Also does Win 7 make it easy to install XP alongside it in a separate partition?

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I’m still unsure where I can get these.

[SOLVED] install XP on Win 7 notebook – Tech Support Forum

The embeddeb controller EC hardware didn’t respond within the timeout period. Oh yes,also tried to run the setup Then you can restore the images to the logical drives. Message 5 of Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.


Post as a guest Name. Have I got ich9j/m-e right? Is it likely they could be available generically from some other source – I assume that the exact details of the disk controller etc would be needed The file you mention iastor.

Here is my screenshot of device manager: Now; when you start os windoz xp it will recognize: Virus Problem, Please Help. Under run these drivers are unpacking into temp folder.

It should work with Nlite slipstream method as well,although i did not try it as i got it working with floppy drive method thanks everyone for helping me solving this. You’ll have to use partition 1, 3, or 4. I’ve tried different original copies of XP – it fails after the reading of various files at the start.

[SOLVED] install XP on Win 7 notebook

Lenovo Y turns on but has black screen. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. You provided us no information about the bluescreen you received. If you can find XP drivers you can install XP.

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I was hoping it would be something simple but guess not. I am working fine By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


You have 4 primary partitions, and an unallocated space.

Sounds like the IDE mode drivers just aren’t installed. The layout is basically handed out by Acer and all I have done is split the largest partition that housed Win7 to allow Vista to be installed at the far end ie.

Message 4 of Email Required, but never shown. Vista The 1st partition has the Recovery files that are used to Restore the system. But there is hope with the Asus! Possible choices of AHCI types are: Would a Vista 32 driver work with XP install? I’ve not tried something like that before. Message 7 of