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Old 07-24-2007, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

Can i install 2 OS on my pc ? i've 2 HDD .. 1 Is XP .. The other 1 is brand new .. ( planning to install vista )

If YES i can install 2 OS .. How do i done it ?
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Old 07-26-2007, 09:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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you can do two partitions on one had drive,
and use the 2nd hard drive for storage if you want thats possable look for a program called partition magic if your talking about two bootable working HD you can do it the lazy way and just boot to your bios every time you turn the pc on and pick witch drive you want hope it helps
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Old 07-26-2007, 11:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yea the best way is to make two partitions. if you don't care about formatting your hard drive you could make multiple partitions without having to buy partition magic, but if you already have the one operating system on a single partition and don't want to format then you'd have to either buy partition magic or something like it, or use the second hard drive, and switch BIOS from one to the other to be able to switch operating systems. Good luck!
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Old 07-26-2007, 02:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thnx guys ..
But now i remember tat i cant install vista cause my dvd drive cant read dvd ..
wat im confuse is tat i've dvd drives .. but cant read DVD, only can read CD ..
can i solve this ?
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anyone ?
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smash it over the top with a hammer, and get a new one. and make sure it is infact a dvd drive. But thats wierd.
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