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Old 08-13-2005, 02:53 AM   #11 (permalink)
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You can multiboot pretty much anything. But if i understand correctly you want to run the OS simotaniously. If that is the case you cant do it unless you use a Virtual software like Vittual PC or VMWare. But if you dont mind restarting and then choosing a different OS then yes you can run 2 or even 3 OS's.
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yeah i want to be able to choose which OS to boot on startup. that would be freekin awsome. i'd like to do windows xp pro and a verson of linux if its possible.
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yeah i want to be able to choose which OS to boot on startup. that would be freekin awsome. i'd like to do windows xp pro and a verson of linux if its possible.
yup, just remember to install windows first and linux second, as windows boot manager doesn't work well with other OS..
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yeah i want to be able to choose which OS to boot on startup. that would be freekin awsome. i'd like to do windows xp pro and a verson of linux if its possible.

yu can do it this way with window and vista. put your OS cd in while you are already on 1 OS (xp probably). don't pick upgrade, pick new installation. somewhere you will see expert or advance install. pick it. Choose the " I will pick the partition to install to option" later on pick an empty partition to install to
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yeah but do i need two HDDs?
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ok but, would it be really a good idea to do linux and windows? would it be worth the time and money? what are the advantages/disadvantages?
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Its fine, I use it for testing purposes.
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what do you test and on what OS?
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