installing a secondary drive w/ win98 already loaded

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I have an old hard drive that I would like to access data on by installing as a secondary drive in my current system, BUT - both drives presently have win98me installed on them. What I would like to know is...
1) how do I keep my present drive/system as the active boot drive and
2) how do I make the old drive secondary without losing the data that is stored on it, and keep the info accessible?
 
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Unless I am misreading something......it would seem to me all you have to do is connect the old hard drive up as a slave and it will not boot to it. You will have all your data in tact.
 
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agreed with NotRite², have a look on the new hard drive for the jumpers ( small black clip like thingys) near them should be a list of settings telling you how to place the jumpers so that the new drive is a slave of the original, that way it will not be booted from
 
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