WinXP and Win7 on same modded BIOS?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by muu, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. muu

    muu MDL Novice

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    Hi, I've been trying to read to figure this out but still not sure.

    Can I dual boot WinXP and Win7 on same BIOS?

    I think XP needs SLP string and Win7 needs SLIC string.

    The system is old Dell Dimension 8300, does that mean it already has a good DELL SLP string for XP activation?

    I found SLIC BIOS for Dimension 8300 already modded in request forum:
    forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/7178-Dell-Phoenix-Manual-Mod-Thread?p=279551#post279551

    Will this BIOS be good also for XP activation? I only activated Win7 before, never XP. XP needs OEMBIOS patch?

    My XP CD asks for key before installing, is there better XP CD to download?

    If anyone can help I really appreciate :)
     
  2. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    Should work fine but im not sure..

    You can always try insert OEM:SLP key and see if it activates..
     
  3. urie

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    urie Moderator
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    Not without oembios files it won't activate.
     
  5. sam3971

    sam3971 MDL Guru

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    It should be fine. Yes you will need extra stuff for XP like what Urie said but on my desktop I have a modded bios and I have windows 7 and windows xp installed on it. Yes XP is activated via legit VLK but you can activate both XP and 7 on the same modded bios dude.
     
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