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If you are going to do this procedure with a disk drive that already has data on it, I strongly recommend that you back-up your data. Can install XP to second HHD cable connect to primary or secondary and jumper set to master or slave? Browsed Microsoft till I was blue in the face. Open the boot.ini file (remove the read-only attribute), and add the following line to the \[operating systems\] section: c:\bootsect.f32="Windows 98" Reboot and you should now have dual-boot capability. check over here

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Re:Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 and XP? FAT32 cannot see NTFS but NTFS can see FAT32. For a small charge, the full version lets you read from and write to these partitions. I would stick to using the Program Files dir of each OS separately, using the default Program Files dir in the root of each OS' partition. http://www.duxcw.com/digest/Howto/software/windows/dual/

I resorted to partion magic & bootmagic to solve the problem. CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals Top 440roadrunner Posts: 236 Joined: Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:47 pm Location: N Idaho--A state of the mind Quote Postby 440roadrunner » Tue Jan 16, 2007 2:40 pm Bob was stating

  • Just make sure you backup the original before you go messing around with that.PS.
  • Assumming you care about reformatting your configuration the solution was said at the beginning of this thread by someone else.
  • Site Search How to Dual-Boot Windows 9X/Me and 2000 Pro last updated: 6/10/01 Introduction.

Now bring up your Windows 9x system. DOS and Windows all know how to deal with these areas and will almost treat them identically. Most new PCs ship with a hard disk at least 4GB in size, so having the vendor install Win98 onto a FAT32 partition makes sense. They take a lot of space, so maybe make your partitions a lot bigger to accomodate them.[edit] Plan first, be sure of what you want to do, then make your partitions

Click Yes (we will not actually upgrade Win 9X). 8. Dual booting Windows 98 with Windows ME Because both Windows 98 OEM and Windows ME look for pre-existing operating systems, Windows 98 retail must be used. Now I use the BeOS booter to boot in Linux, Win98, and NT/2000. Are you saying that Win 98 should be the boot o/s???

Top kcbooboo Batboard $upporter Posts: 2053 Joined: Wed May 01, 2002 9:03 am Location: East of the Mississippi Quote Postby kcbooboo » Tue Jan 16, 2007 9:32 am Because, if you After this happens your system will reboot and brings up a menu where you can choose which hard drive to install to. I tried this configuration previousely and when XP installed it wiped out the D:\Win 98 files instead of ending up as a dual boot.What did I miss? There is a simple, almost trivial solution to this that is easily extensible.

Once Windows ME has been installed onto the computer, boot to the Windows 98 CD and install Windows 98 onto the alternate partition. http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=993197 If it can't be touch or don't want to reinstall then you need to hook up the harddrive the old way (as primary master)..then reinstall XP (xp can be install in Here is a copy of what my Boot.ini file looks like, but let me tell you what my system is first of all. One other thing, backups of data are easy this way.

It cannot be configured to boot multiple versions of Windows 9X (Windows 95, 98, 98 SE, and Me) because they use the same boot file; however, there are third party utilities http://pseudoblog.net/dual-boot/dual-boot-os-xp-pro-98se-problems.html It will detect that both hard drives are bootable and give that choice during startup once you install it. Install Win 9X first. Yes, but you can only do that with XP if the hard drive is formatted to FAT32, not NTFS.

I don't want to have another program installed where it could possably do damage. I did it the first time I had put win2k on my system. As a result, you don't have any space available for the install. this content I then installed an oem Windows XP to the other drive on the C: volumn, (C:\Winnt) FAT formatted.

Once at the prompt, enter into the below directory. by maxieray / April 28, 2004 9:47 AM PDT In reply to: Re:How to create a Dual Boot Win 98 and XP? Log In or Register to post comments W.

replace it with default=d:\winnt then save, quit then issue: attrib +s +h +r c:\boot.ini then reboot..

Pop in your Windows 2000 CD, and then when it says "Do you want to upgrade", choose NO. Would you like to upgrade to Windows 2000? 7. Log In or Register to post comments Please Log In or Register to post comments. In other words if your working with say an office doc on 98 and boot into 2k and office is not installed then it would not know what to do with

Reproducción automática Si la reproducción automática está habilitada, se reproducirá automáticamente un vídeo a continuación. And, any form of a "DOS WINDOW" Top 440roadrunner Posts: 236 Joined: Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:47 pm Location: N Idaho--A state of the mind Quote Postby 440roadrunner » Thu Jan Windows Server 2003 does NOT start after installing or reinstalling a Windows XP dual boot? have a peek at these guys ill be using fat32 for everything..

That is in the FAT16 partition, of course. Bob M. Community Sponsors Advertisement WindowsITPro.com Windows Exchange Server SharePoint Virtualization Cloud Systems Management Site Features Contact Us Awards Community Sponsors Media Center RSS Sitemap Site Archive View Mobile Site Penton Privacy Policy X:\WINNT> The X: being the letter of your CD-ROM drive.

by R. The directions from Microsft, I followed but they really are not detailed enough for a "do it and see what happens" stay at home "tech" like me. (using the term "tech" Rocel Ledesma 2.660 visualizaciones 37:02 How to install win98 and winXP (DUALBOOT) - Duración: 24:27. FLPCNERDScom 90.604 visualizaciones 5:06 Cargando más sugerencias...

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Top billy7834 Posts: 185 Joined: Tue Aug 12, 2003 8:11 pm Quote Postby billy7834 » Mon Jan 15, 2007 6:45 pm Not to be confused with MS-DOS, right? This material or parts thereof may not be copied, published, put on the Internet, rewritten, or redistributed without explicit, written permission from the author. Win98 has to be setup first. So Win 98 resides in the D:\Windows directory.I plan to put Win XP on the primary master C:\ Winnt (new Seagate hard drive also, the 1st boot drive in bios).

I enjoyed your article. XP will write whatever is necessary to the boot.ini You might want to rethink the size of your partitions for the OS's.

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