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It modified boot.ini on my C drive and I can boot into either OS. 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. Of course, when I tried to boot into XP after that, it did not allow, while 2000 was fine. 3. You won't be able to select the drive that your Windows XP entry points to. check over here

Dec 9, 2003 #1 Spike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,168 Nice bit of info there! Note also that the last line under "operating systems" is for the MS Recovery Console normally available for Windows repair when booting from the XP install disk. Jan 29, 2005 #3 RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503 Didn't you read my post? So give him some slack!

By xddxogm3 in forum Linux Programming Replies: 1 Last Post: 05-09-2004, 07:06 PM Dual Booting Win XP & Win 98 By netboy in forum Tech Board Replies: 2 Last Post: 08-18-2003, And then you will see them both after BIOS to choose what you wanna start. Windows 2000/XP Only. /KERNEL= - Same as above but for the kernel. /MAXMEM:n - Specifies the maximum amount of RAM that Windows NT can use. TechSpot is a registered trademark.

Installing Windows XP If you're installing Windows XP to a separate physical drive, do not disconnect the Windows Vista or Windows 7 drive, and do not change the drive boot order in By pode in forum Windows Programming Replies: 12 Last Post: 12-19-2004, 07:05 PM freebsd and redhat dual boot. I stumbled into this site while researching a remedy for my dilemma. Remember: Remember to backup those two important files.:darth: Nov 21, 2007 #15 nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923 +11 MSWindowsUser, do u usually reply to threads 2 1/2 years old

When I did this upartitioned space showed up and the remaining C partition. General Support Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On The option of dual boot doesn't show up while booting, and control panel>system>advanced>startup and recovery: default operation system ONLY shows XP, not 2000 server. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/win2k-xp-dual-boot-setup-problem-please-help-349967/ Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on...

Before I did so I ran bootcfg /scan from recovery console and it detected both OS's. by shantpe / July 14, 2009 7:02 AM PDT In reply to: WIN2K XP Dual boot setup problem...please help Here's what I've done so far: I got into the recovery console real cute. The MINIMAL and NETWORK flags correspond to safe boot with no network and safe boot with network support.

  • formatted one partition Jan 1, 2005 Dual boot problem with Win XP and Windows 7 Nov 5, 2009 Windows XP/W7 dual boot Problem (XP not bootable) Oct 5, 2010 Windows XP
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  • Basically It is running really slow.
  • The new XP didn't have NTDECT.COM so I tried to copy over NTDETECT fro Win2k to my D drive but that didn't help.

Another indication was one of the XP services, Generic Host... this page If XP, you'd need to activate 2 times, but as the hardware is identical this is no problem. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: WIN2K XP Dual boot setup problem...please help This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.

Everything seems to be working fine, I get the option of choosing my OS and I can boot into either XP or my win2k just fine. check my blog Feb 28, 2005 #14 MSWindowsUser TS Rookie Installing Win2k to dual boot Win XP and Win2k Reinstall Windows XP, install Windows XP SP2, go to Tools > Folder Optons... On a decent system, an image takes only a few minutes. FYI: Here is the WinXP/2K Dual Boot both C: Technique I have used successfully.

Feb 23, 2005 #9 nawab081 TS Rookie Thanks for the reply....so editing the boot.ini file will not work? I had win98 installed on disk0(fat32) C and win2000 installed on disk1 (fat32) F. So if you boot from D the programs you run are really on another disk. this content XP would load ok.>> I've looked around and it seems that the solution is to keep the > XP-produced> boot.ini file, but replace the ntldr and ntdetect.com files that XP> installed

It's a helpful reply though it's a reply to a the thread that happens to be old. Way cool. Now I have Windows 7 on my main hard drive and Windows 10 on my new drive (the latter being an SSD one).

Installation and Setup No Windows Boot Manager on dual boot system (7 & 10)Today I installed Windows 10 on my machine (ASUS N55SF laptop) for the first time on a separate

I've heard that XP is respectful of Win2k ifyou install XP last. Nothing changed from original. Im not sure why. TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds.

Ask a question and give support. Or do I need to do something else first to 'clean up and format'. One problem, when I got into XP i installed xp SP2 from a microsoft download I burned to a CD. have a peek at these guys I went ahead and deleted that partition so it resulted in a new total unpartitioned space.

If your backup=scsi disk D contains a mirror of C. It allows you to organize your system in three separate OS's with full system backing up of each. Since I began multibooting with "HyperOS OneClick" all problems are behind me and the system is very stable. Have you considered the use of a stand-alone 3rd-party boot-loader?

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? You may also... We don't need this old of a thread brought back to life.Click to expand... Once in EasyBCD, go to the "Bootloader Setup" page, and select "Install the Windows Vista/7 bootloader to the MBR" then "Write MBR" to get the EasyBCD bootloader back.


Is good to look at the posting date first before replying to something in the "archives" (but is easy to forget to do that) Nov 22, 2007 #17 alvinenns TS See Microsoft KB Article Q157992 for more information. /WIN95DOS - This switch is only pertinent on a triple-boot system that has DOS, Win9x and Windows NT installed. You're on your own with that.) Note that if you have more than 1 partition on either drive in this scenario, you'd have to tell the "partition" value where to look Here's the scenario and what worked for me: When I upgraded my homemade computer a good while back, I installed a larger hard drive and a CD burner.

Switching one HD off and the other one ON must only ever be done when the PC is completely OFF. Editing the Boot.ini has never worked for me. I hope you have your backups . Hope this helps!

Feb 23, 2005 #8 Liquidlen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,094 When you deleted your C:\ drive you also deleted the MBR that has to sit on the first Active partition of your Make sure it has been formatted as NTFS. Forum Today's Posts C and C++ FAQ Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders What's New? The DSREPAIR (Directory Services Repair) switch causes NT to boot into a mode where it restores the Active Directory from a backup medium you present.

Passwords are so other "geniuses" cannot hack/compromise more than one drive...namely our group's. Win2K setup automatically recognizes dual-boot configurations and sets this switch for BOOT.INI lines that specify a Win2K boot. Jul 26, 2005 #5 stormcat TS Rookie Hi Cardpopper From your description I understand that it is a program which enables you to select any one of two HDs to boot BE CAREFUL fiddling with boot.ini lines if you're a newbie.

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