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Dual Boot
KeithF Nov-07-01 11:49 PM
Is it possible to create a dual boot to a second instance of 98SE on a the same Drive or another. If so How would I go about it without disturbubing my existing install too much.

1. RE: Dual Boot
deerslayer Nov-08-01 01:02 PM
In response to message 0
to dual boot you need to have 95/98/ME installed first, then install NT/2000/XP. When installing choose clean install, and put it on another partition then 98se is on.

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2. RE: Dual Boot
KeithF Nov-08-01 04:23 PM
In response to message 1
I dont't really want to put NT/2000 or XP on my system.
I already have 98SE installed but because I want to do a fair bit of Video editing I thought I would benifit from a clean boot to a second installation of 98SE with only my 1394 and graphics drivers as TSR's and not the usual dross that I have installed for other bits and bobs.

No sir, don't wanna mess with XP stuff yet ! something to do with a shortage of spherical devices in my anatomical structure.

3. RE: Dual Boot
lbyard Nov-08-01 10:08 PM
In response to message 2
"It cannot be configured to boot multiple versions of Windows 9X (Windows 95, 98, 98 SE, and Me) because they use the same boot file; however, there are third party utilities which can do it." E.G., Acronis OSSelector (http://www.acronis.com/products/oss50/list.html), Paragonís Partition Manager (http://www.partition-manager.com/n_pm_main.htm), PowerQuest's Partition Magic (http://www.powerquest.com/partitionmagic/).

4. RE: Dual Boot
KeithF Nov-08-01 10:19 PM
In response to message 3
Thanks (Yet again !) Larry, Thought it sounded too easy a solution for me.


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