Adding XP to WIN98/2000 dual boot

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roqmon

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I was lucky enough to get a new 40 gig HD last weekend to add to my wife's PC, but the bios was too old to read it as a full 40 gig HD.....so I got to add it to my system.

My question is can I add Win XP pro (using the customized options) to my current Dual Boot sytem on a clean drive letter.

Will I then get a Tri-boot option at start up?
What files should I back up b/4 installing (boot.ini) ?

Should I keep it FAT32 or should I do NTFS on that drive letter.

How much of the 40 gigs should I make just for WIN XP? (I was thinking about 12 gigs)

Thank you for your help as always!!

RoQ
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here is a microsoft article on it
HERE

I certainly would make a copy of the boot.ini for backup just in case.
 

roqmon

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Thanx Brian...

What if I also wanted to add OpenLinux to the mix......
I guess I could always use the boot disk method!

Thanx again....

RoQ
 
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