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Old 07-25-2005, 11:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New partition

I want to install a second OS on my hard drive, just to try it out.
Can it be installed without formatting the drive so I don't have to install everything again?
What is the best way to do it all?
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Old 07-25-2005, 12:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you're a non-techie user.
Use the software Partitionmagic
++ You'll fall in love with the software for what it has to offer.

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Old 07-25-2005, 06:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes...using partition magic, you can creat another partiiton and then install the other operating system in that partition.
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Old 07-28-2005, 07:58 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yes, you could install second OS to a clean partition. Use partition manager, shrink your partition and create new one. So you'll save your first OS and other data. Later you could do partition selector between operation system.
I use this software to create partitions on my HDD. Now I have good organized HDD with separate partitions for my OS, apps and other needed data.
It has convenient and intuitive windows wizard.
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