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Old 02-14-2004, 12:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How do you install win 98 and XP on the same hard drive?

I was wondering how you install windows 98 and XP onto the same computer? I already have XP installed, but i want to know what you have to do to get win 98 on. Plz help.

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Old 02-14-2004, 01:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You will need to use a program like partition magic to create a new partition on your hard drive and install it to that newly created partition.

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Old 02-14-2004, 01:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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once again adz is right. the only way to do such a thing would be to create a partition. Here u go
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Old 02-14-2004, 02:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i dug this link from XT's old posting, great link man. this is how to dual boot win9x and winxp together:
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Old 02-14-2004, 04:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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you have to first install win98 and then install xp on the system.. the visa versa would not work...!
;) Don\'t misunderstand its a TOOL which is required to fix up the computer...;)
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Old 02-14-2004, 05:47 PM   #6 (permalink)
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no, you don't need to create another partition for it, just as long as they can both read the drive; make sure it's on FAT32.
install 98 to say C:\Win98 and XP to something else
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Old 02-26-2004, 07:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Default ty all

Thank you all for helping. It'll realy help me.

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