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Often a phone call is needed since even the same make/model motherboard will have different serials/MAC address, etc.A retail license follows the user and can be installed on more than one Ok so i fit both drives, boot up, go into bios and select 'boot from cd drive'(done this previously with 'maxtor' hdd)put in xp o/s cd and go from there. The article you're interested in is Editor's Favorites: "PartitionMagic"; the InstantDoc ID is 5307. --Mark Minasi Log In or Register to post comments Advertisement John D. Here is a copy of what my Boot.ini file looks like, but let me tell you what my system is first of all. http://mffonline.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-redhat-9-and-win98-se.php

Any ideas on how to solve this problem? i would be keen to know what you do, cheers dieg77711-24-2004, 09:15 AMscottmal1 I would ( and personally do )use the browse button or manually type in a path during installation Personally I would ditch ME and go with 98SE - it's more stable. Dec 25, 2005 #1 RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503 You would need W98 as your first harddisk (master) and ME as your second harddisk (slave). my review here

Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp

NOTE: This mayresult in Windows XP running the "FOUND NEW HARDWARE" Wizard upon systemrestart. Use the other HDD as a backup/gaming drive.A tip - After you have Windows installed and have installed your basic programs (not games, just browsers, plug-ins, flash player, adobe reader, etc, Sweet piece. *This space for rent* Reply With Quote May 26th, 2003,03:12 PM #7 animal18 View Profile View Forum Posts Rarrrrgh! REBOOT , THENUNINSTALL THE CL SB LIVE 5.1 WINDOWS DRIVERS AND DIAGNOSTICS, LEAVING"KEYTAR" & "RHYTHMANIA" .27) LOAD THE SOUND CARD DRIVERS FROM THE CL SB AUDIGY DISK , TAKINGCARE TO UNCHECK

In the article, the author describes how to run Win2K and Windows 98 on the same machine. For good. I only suggest what I have used and I know works. While Installing A New Operating System Or Booting Diagnostic Software The Typical Boot Sequence Is i have 2 hdd's 2k is on one with ntfs.

Reply With Quote May 26th, 2003,01:06 AM #4 Mail2me View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Feb 2003 Location NSW, Australia Posts 21 I still couldn't do it. The OS from which you first run the uninstall process will delete the executable files and libraries and will remove entries for the application from the OS's Registry database, but the what ever.

Most moderately sped (i.e. 7200RPM and lower) HDDs have more than one disc. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/941-46-dual-booting-98se-2000 The bottom line is that the most expensive PC configuration on the marketplace does not always make the fastest PC.

Ruley | Windows IT Pro EMAIL Tweet Comments 78 Advertisement Install two Windows OSs on the same machine—but be careful When Microsoft President Steve Ballmer announced Windows 2000 Professional's (Win2K Pro's) Which File System Contains Support For Efs With 2* 80 GB available you are going to have to go some to fill this up http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif so you have planty of space for a C: drive for windows. Easy Dual Boot: Adding Win2K Pro to Win98 Creating a dual boot is easy if you start with Win98 already installed—just run Win2K Pro setup and decline the option to upgrade, You will then be prompted to create a new partition in the empty space.

How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp

Dec 27, 2005 #7 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. https://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/dual_booting.mspx Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 JHMcG JHMcG Members 242 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:26 PM Posted 11 July 2013 - 09:57 Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp if so i've got it and i'm doing a fresh install with 2 hdd's wednesday!!

Don't skimp on the OS partition. Two Hard Drives With Windows 10 Only parallel drives have master/slave settings.

good luck Fliegeroffizier11-21-2004, 06:18 PMIn a separate thread I have asked the following: QUOTE On which of the following hard drives would it be best to install FB/PF(and also Windows OS); this content or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. It has two SATA drives, with potential to be set up in a RAID 0 or 1 array. seems a bit of a con to me! What Is The Minimum Number Of Partitions That The Mbr Partitioning System Can Support

I'm getting either a headache or a stroke!! Could you confirm this please? In this case there are always 2 heads to read/write. weblink I suspect that there is a memory leak from a driver that is installed with these SPs.

Board index The team • Delete all board cookies • All times are UTC Powered by phpBB Forum Software © phpBB Group vogons and vogons site design and content herein 2002-2013 Research How Your Smartphone Might Sync With Your Computer's Os You will have to make sure you can see hidden and system files. That is, unless you are anal retentive about performing a clean OS reinstall on a regular basis.

The true story is that a single partition on a large drive is actually not good and it is best to devide it into more partitions.

If you have two processors, the hit will be 3%, and so on. Why so many of 'em? However, in this case it's always best to use a competent third party partition mangement utility, such as Partition Magic, etc. How To Use Two Hard Drives In One Computer Win2K Pro setup should proceed as usual, and the system will give you the option to boot either Win2K Pro or Win98 on system startup.

For redundancy, you can add a second drive here, in RAID 1 (mirror). That way both Win98 and Win2k can use the data. Not what I wish to do. http://mffonline.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-system-will-not-boot-ubuntu.php If you ever have a major problem, you can very easily use that system image (along with a recovery disk) to give you a fresh Windows install (with all your basic

Boot.ini might look like: [boot loader] timeout=10 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect D:\="Daughter's OS" This is only a guess and doesn't have much of a chance to work.. sorry to go on , but i would like to get this right 1st time, Cheers. keeping back ups of important files http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif steve_v11-13-2004, 09:28 PMsuggest both hard drives, master and slave, on ide1. But unless you're creating a dual boot from scratch, you need to back up your data files and make sure you have the required diagnostic and recovery disks.

Now Win98 won't start up. Now, I do not know if Windows activated or not as I have only had it for a little over two weeks. You can set up a default boot drive in the bios's boot order. I booted up with the boot disks, and when I got to the screen to pick what partition (drive) to put install Win2k on, the one Win2k was on had it

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Just avoid it.Now, if you insist on doing this here are some options:1) Hawkeye's suggestion of using F12 is a good one2) You can also do multiple Windows installations (on the Don't disable all of them though, if it's something you don't recognize, leave it alone. Looks like I've some more reading to do. This is done by formating.

Once you have sucessfully installed XP in C drive format all other drives into NTFS with disc manager if you have not already done so as part of your install. This site hosts no abandonware. This creates a delay (as it can't do both things at once) and therefore your data reading/writing is slower.