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Hi Bob, thanks for replying to me so quickly. Perform the installation with the following in mind When asked to choose the partition to install to, select the C drive. Well, you do what you think is best. Mike, Can you access Windows 98 Startup Menu by holding down Ctrl key during Win98 bootup and see something like this; Microsoft Windows 98 Startup Menu 1. check over here

Maybe that was a different situation. –user215027 Nov 12 '13 at 15:11 The installation disk should automatically make the partitions for you on sdb. If the hard disk cannot be found, check connections and power. Dual boot -- XP & Win98 This is a discussion on Dual boot -- XP & Win98 within the Win 98 & ME Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum IMPORTANT: All the desktop and start menu shortcuts still pointed to C: drive, so even though I had booted to and was "running" on the spare D: drive, the programs still http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dual-booting-xp-on-2-hard-drives.9371/

How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp

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  • Win98 is on the C drive, the new drive doesn't have a drive letter yet cause I just added it and it has not been fdisk or formatted. (If I read
  • Are you saying that Win 98 should be the boot o/s???
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Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases The power-cable to the harddisks contains only 4 wires, red(+5v), yellow(+12v) and 2x black(ground), so a 4-pole On-Off keyswitch would easily do the trick. Yes, but if you move the drive after the install, XP in every instance fails.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

All I loose is time re installing all the applications,,,,,,no biggie. Dual Boot Windows 98 And Xp Step By Step Are you saying that the Win 98 installation should be the "primary" installation?? by liangcng / August 7, 2004 12:19 PM PDT In reply to: Re:Re:Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 and XP? click to read more Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

When trying to boot to the backup drive with these boot.ini lines, it wouldn't boot when choosing the backup drive. A window should ask whether you want to enable 32-bit support. Will I need to make the different partitions myself? One thing I might suggest is to pick 1 partition/hard drive to install the programs to that you are going to use in both OSes.

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You can choose the drive & partition where to install XP in the beginning of XP setup. DISCLAIMER: Proceed at your own risk! How To Install Windows 98 Over Windows Xp installation boot dual-boot partitioning share|improve this question edited Nov 20 '13 at 16:42 asked Nov 12 '13 at 14:09 user215027 12 See askubuntu.com/questions/272618/… –user68186 Nov 20 '13 at 17:01 Windows 98 Xp Dual Boot You also asked "what sense does that make anyhow to encrypt an OS" Encrypting an OS is far more secure than standard partition encryption alone.

If your backup=scsi disk D contains a mirror of C. http://pseudoblog.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-need-soft-restart-for-successful-boot.html Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads I now have a dual boot system with XP and Win98 and it is working great. Mar 14, 2002 #10 ShadowMist TS Rookie How did you dual boot 2 XP Drives on one machine Th3M1ghtyD8 How did you dual boot one machine with 2 XP drives please?

Set to active? It almost gets fully booted but once I get to windows I get an error message that says.... "MSGSRV32 caused an invalid page fault in KERNEL32.dll at 0167:bff7b992" This is the But first you have to resolve the bootmgr problem - and installing on seperate disks would be the easiest. http://pseudoblog.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-2-drives-ok-but-get-ntldr-when-i-change-boot-bios-settings.html Mike PS: Do you know if it would be easier using something like "Boot Magic"? 11-28-2008, 03:28 AM #9 OldGrayGary TSF Team Emeritus Microsoft Visiting Expert Join Date:

Not critical, but I'd like to be able to at least copy stored data back and forth between them. real cute. I've only recently started playing with Linux distros, but I am amazed by what can be done.

Running my newer main hard drive on the first mainboard IDE connection and the CD-ROM drive on the second.

Please advise. From what I read, swap should roughly equal RAM and something I read led me to believe that 10GB would be a good size for root. Since I had just recently mirror copied the new drive to the old drive, everything on the desktop looked identical. Should be relatively safe if you leave the line for "default" alone as well the first line under "operating systems".

Please try again now or at a later time. My CD drives are R:\ and W:\ in case you were wondering....Installed Win 98 on the secondary master hard drive; the smaller older drive ( 2nd boot in bios). You apparently are not even aware of the Win7 partition structure and its pitfalls. have a peek at these guys Do not go to Step 4b. 4b) Installing Windows XP (In DOS) Restart the system with the floppy/CD in the drive and enabled CD-ROM support.

Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Both need to be attached to the same IDE-cable. You should see a prompt "Press any key to boot from CD.." asking to you press a key to enter Setup. The prompts should be easy to follow.

I have the ablility to load win XP Pro on the 1st drive and reload it on the other to get the windows boot selection prompt, but still do not know Setup the 98 drive as the boot o/s. Running the backup hard drive on the first SCSI card connection and the CD burner drive on the second one. (Arrived at this after having all kinds of XP boot problems I've tried disk copying software in the past to copy one drive to another with mixed, and lousy, results.

The cd/dvd drives work, and it looks like the video works fine through my new graphics card, although I haven't tried any programs yet. Know something? If you later decide against Linux (!?) you just use Windows to "fixmbr". –arochester Nov 12 '13 at 16:28 So if I instal Grub on MBR of my XP just replace the word "Win2000" to "WinXP" and you should be fine.

Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Thanks again. I even had 2 copies of XP dual booting Mar 6, 2002 #8 ladyups TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks to all of you for your information and support. Second, should I disconnect all my peripherals before I start the clean install of XP and then load them back on one at time?

I do the exact same thing - have 2 hard drives one with XP and the other with 98 - all i do is change the boot disk in my bios

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