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Alright. So...

My friend borrowed my 80GB hard drive and has not given it back yet. I was going to install XP on it and use it for a different PC, but I need this other LAN rig up now and I don't want to wait for him to give it back. What I want is to put XP on one part of the HD and keep my W7 install on another part. How would I do this?
    
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Download Partition Magic.

Will allow you to resize your 7 partition, make another partition, and then you can just install XP on it.

Hope it helps.
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Try PartitionLogic then.
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Try PartitionLogic then.
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