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Old 02-22-2008, 02:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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does any one know of any way to run 2 Operating Systems on the same machine if the OS's are installed on different HDD?
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Old 02-22-2008, 03:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes. You'll need to use a bootloader of some kind, but you can point the bootloader at an OS anywhere on the system pretty much. What OSes are you trying to dual boot?
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Old 02-22-2008, 03:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I wanna run 3 HDD 2 80 gig raptors with a 500 gig segate. I am going to attempt to dual boot Vista Ultimate and OSX Leapord
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Install Vista first, then install Leopard, Leopard has a bootloader that will detect the Vista install and let you dual boot.
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Old 02-22-2008, 04:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I dual boot Vista 64 and XP pro on 2 different hard drives. When it starts up it asks me which one i want to boot to.
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Check out my post on linux forums , Maka and Chris helped me out .
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Old 02-23-2008, 09:44 AM   #7 (permalink)
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You can accomplish this anyway you want.

Install XP or Vista in which ever order. From there the boot options can always be sorted.

The definitive dual-booting guide: Linux, Vista and XP step-by-step | APC Magazine
Vista XP Dual Boot - Understand the basics - The NeoSmart Forums

Read those those. They will help you out greatly. If you still haev questions go ahead and ask.

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I'd leave it alone and boot through f12 or the bios
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