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Solved: Dule boot windows 2003 server with windows xp home on 2 SATA hard drives?????

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by bloodhacker2, Jul 22, 2008.

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  1. bloodhacker2

    bloodhacker2 Thread Starter

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    Hey guys i have 2 sata hard drives and i need to know how to duel boot windows xp home with windows server 2003?
     
  2. Wanderer2

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    Install both drives
    Install xp home to the first drive
    Install 2003 server to the second drive
    You now have a dual boot system
     
  3. fairnooks

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    I'm not sure, I'm just typing to make sure you know that the only purpose to having Windows server 03 is to let it run all by itself 24/7. Otherwise you're better off just running home or pro in server-like mode if you need the gui.

    If you have some other very specific non-standard usage practice in mind then never mind what I just typed!
     
  4. Wanderer2

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    There are a number of folks who run applications that only run on server which is why they want to dual boot. FYI
     
  5. bloodhacker2

    bloodhacker2 Thread Starter

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    ha i know the order that is gos but what i need to know how to do is how to duel boot the together?
     
  6. Mumbodog

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    If you are asking if you can boot both OS's at the same time, no you cannot.

    If you install in the order given by Wanderer2, you will get a bootloader during post, then you can select which OS you want to boot into. Easy as that.
     
  7. bloodhacker2

    bloodhacker2 Thread Starter

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    ok cool, that is what was wanting to know...
     
  8. fairnooks

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    Ahh, sort of a temporary testing environment so when something gets shipped off to the real server one knows how its going to behave. That makes sense, though I would prefer to virtualize something like that if I could.
     
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