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Onemajor advantage of using BING (there are of course other good programs) isthat if you ever want to get rid of the 98, all you have to do is deletethe partition no has answer the WHY QUESTION for 7 people August 29, 2010 Joe Shmoe It's because he took the money for his software and ran. At one point I even used Gparted to format the who thing as NTFS. One issue I had installing XP is that it couldnt find a HD and would BSoD during the XP CD installer. his comment is here

Mar 5, 2002 #4 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 Re: Cannot install Win2k Originally posted by agandy I need some more information, but what I think may be I believe, amongst other things, recovery partitions. And lead to this. Dell) in my case i havent done this yet because im afraid to get a bsod and not be a able to switch back to windows 7.

sudo dmraid -E -r /dev/sda Didn't work. I then see a boot menu with 2 options - "Windows" and "Windows 2000 advanced server setup". Join Date Jan 2010 Beans 75 Update: We're making progress! But when I tried for the 2nd time, it works as well.

So my hard drive would have four Partitions: Windows XP, HP_TOOLS, Ubuntu, and then other data. Deer Hunter cygnus-X1February 3rd, 2010, 08:10 PMI've been looking to dual boot 2k & 9.10(32) on one of my older systems (Asus A7V-133/AMD T-bird 850MHz/1.5G Ram/250GB WD HDD). I think it says that when you boot, XPwill ask Win98 or xp. As far as Swap goes: some info here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq From what I have read, it is correct that if you want to hibernate, the swap should be as big as your

I can't see anything (even with "show hidden items" enabled) on either of these extra partitions, at least not that I know about; so I'm wondering if they're system folders that Thanks all. Use gparted to shrink 2k to create space for data and ubuntu. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/advice-offered-winnt-not-installing-on-top-of-win98-some-sort-of-problem-with-the-mbr.29432/ December 24, 2010 RonB The easyBCD software would not run on XP.

If so, and you were running XP on the second drive, what drive letter would the first drive become? It’s very easy to handle and of course very powerful, my friends and I all use it now, maybe you can have a try. Most modern BIOSes will let you call up a boot menu by pressing some key combination after powering up or resetting, and allow you to boot from any installed hard drive, Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

I never load the Ubuntu bootloader on the Windows partition, I keep it on the Ubuntu partition and let EasyBCD jump me over there. July 20, 2010 Les Springs A startup disk doesn't come with pre-installed Win7 computers, so one option is to create a Win7 System Repair Disk. sda1: __________________________________________________ _______________________ File system: ntfs Boot sector type: Windows XP Boot sector info: No errors found in the Boot Parameter Block. If the partition you created was already formatted as NTFS you can leave it, or you can choose the FAT file system if you want.

September 29, 2010 Chuck Here's what HP says; I probably should have checked this first. "Reasons not to try a dual-boot system While documentation on how to use dual-booting may be this content error: out of disc grub rescue> Tried it twice with the same results. (I'ld try 64, but the system doesn't support it.) I also tried doing an install and told it I have been using this set-up for over a month with > no problem... > > -----Original Message----- > From: Kuncoro Hadi Wibowo [mailto:KUNCORO mkpi co id] > Sent: Tuesday, August When you're all done, the computer will boot to a menu that lets you choose which OS to run.

Deer HunterFebruary 2nd, 2010, 09:21 PMUhhh, that is an extended partition itself. You may also... Good Luck. http://webadapt.org/advice-offered/advice-offered-dual-nics-on-a-machine.php Swap about 150% of your ram if you plan to hibernate regularly, otherwise 2GB is enough especially if you have lots of ram, swap doesn't even get used. 4.

try another XP August 21, 2010 Jonathan N I have a question, if i have windows 7 preinstalled on my computer but do not actually want to use it but want How> does that sound? I have XP home edition - is this the problem????

The dual-boot requires hardware drivers for both operating systems, and HP does not provide drivers for components that were not designed for the specific operating system.

I have searched the faqs but they all seem to refer to single HD systems or instances where error 18 appears every time. While I doubt that this is something solvable in this forum, it definitely isn’t solvable without more detailed information, including all of the above. Funnily enough, my C drive is already partitioned (into C and D) so l assume l can skip a lot lot of the origian tutorial?. Number 12 in this how to (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1195275&highlight=drs305).

but when I go to install XP no partitions appears at the blue screen where your to select a partition. XP sees it, assigns a drive letter ( c:) and throws the required boot files for XP on that stupid little 10MB partition. I think I'm scr**ed! http://webadapt.org/advice-offered/advice-offered-dual-boot-4-0-and-2000.php For advice on how to set up a perfect dual booting machine, you can click on the link in my .SIG Cheers ------------------ Reuel Miller Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does

I think it says that when you boot, XP> >will ask Win98 or xp. In the meantime, I have discovered that my machine positively will not boot XP (at least in all the ways I've tried so far) UNLESS the "HP_TOOLS" portion is marked as Any idea out there? This service is often switched off, or set to disabled, when 3rd Party Disk Defragmentation Software is installed.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. but by question is if i can just install XP over windows 7 without having the original windows 7 disk. Technical information: *** STOP: 0x0000007B (0xF78D2524, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please help me… I really need to get this thing dual boot ASAP. The easy bcd could not run under win-xp, so i did restore the win-7 as John P above said.

GParted from the LiveCD should work too, wouldn't it? To download the EasyBCD 2.0 Beta, you’ll need to register with the NeoSmart Technologies Forum first. The 2K was on the machine first and I used Gparted to add an extended partition for the 9.10 to reside and a primary partition for NTFS shared data storage. This way, you don’t have to mess with boot sectors, editing BOOT.INI, or any of that stuff.

Then I should be able to make things happen! - tvrgregSeptember 3rd, 2010, 12:41 PMI originally installed Ubuntu 8 as a dual boot with XP. Thanks> for pointing out what the advantages would be. I have done this so many times. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

March 4, 2011 Jonatha Almeida Guys the tutorial rocks! This is a "brand new" refurb drive straight from Western Digital. No problem but you don't have to leave out swap. Try booting from the live CD, the "try without changing" option, to see how much works.

What you could try doing (if your FAT32 partition is less then 8 Gigs big), is making the FAt16 partition you want to install NT onto as your Active partition. My plan>is to add another 40gb hd, install Win XP and have a dual boot. Mine is working fine and has no issues whatsoever. (I installed Win7 then XP) I have also now dual booted Windows Homeserver with XP, was a little more difficult, but is The system will theoretically run without, but it is not recommended.