forte21xx said:why would you want to run 98? I mean, unless you have some old software that doesn't work with XP...
The easiest way is just to use a bootloader. GAG is the one I use and it is very easy to set up from a floppy. It asks what OS I want and then boots to XP if I don't respond for 10 seconds (you can choose the time interval).what i'm still trying to figure out though, is how i can make my computer ask me before bootup which one i want to boot.
You can install on another drive as well as another partition. You will get the boot loader when you repair xp as I posted. You can do either a manual repair or a repair install; each will fix the problem. Another option is to use a third party boot loader.but yeah. to me, the only right way is to make a spereate partition and installing it there. what i'm still trying to figure out though, is how i can make my computer ask me before bootup which one i want to boot
It all depends how they are set up. If you had 98 on a drive and then installed a newer OS, like XP, on another partition, the newer OS then detects the presence of an older OS and the boot.ini then let's you choose which OS.Just that I heard that when you have multiple os's, when you boot, you are asked which one you want to run. But I don't get that message.
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