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Dual Boots

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Wogster, Feb 16, 2003.

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  1. Wogster

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    I want to set up our computer to dual boot Win 98 (our original OS), and Win XP (not installed as of yet). I have a 15 gig HDD and was wondering if you could tell me the best way to partition it. I have Partition Magic to do the task. I don't want to devide equaly 5gig Win98, 5gig XP, and 5gig for files. I'm thinking that partitioning smaller segments for the OS's, like 4 gig's for each and 7 gigs for files. Can I share all files with both OS's, or will some programs have to stay in the partition of the OS it needs to. I want really badly to set up XP on our home computer, I use it at work and like it just as much or better than 98. I don't want to rid us of Win98 because we know it all too well, and I know some programs will not run on XP. Once the 2 are in the computer, how will it boot-up, will one OS dominate the other...? I've never seen a computer that runs more than one OS, so excuse me for not understanding how the computer can boot-up!!
     
  2. $teve

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    hi wogster...............take alook here:
    it explains better.;)
     
  3. Wogster

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    Sorry, $teve... but what exactly I'm I looking at?
     
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  5. Del

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    See you have posted again, answered you on your other post.
     
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