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First I do a clean 98 install and then do a NT Server install. now boot to windows. So a developer may have multiple operating systems simply for testing. Advertisement Join the Conversation Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community at myITforum. http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-still-wont-work.php

Boot from the Windows XP installation CD and choose the Advanced setup option when given the opportunity. If you choose the XP partition, then the NT boot process continues as normal. o Install a new copy of Windows 2000 (Clean Install) ... Back in the Windows NT and Windows 3.x days, a much cleaner approach existed—NT Setup automatically assumed it would dual-boot with Windows 3.x, and Windows 3.x applications automatically migrated to the https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-boot-98-2000-wont-work.74653/

Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. With that said what would be my course of action to just remove the 98 drive and keep the 2000 drive for a while by itself? I have the CD for windows 98 and want to dual boot I've installed Partition Magic and Boot Magic and have partitioned my hdd but is there anyway I can dual Windows Me was already installed on my 30 GByte drive.

  • This configuration will work only if the root partition is FAT16 or FAT32 and the partition on which you install Win98 is also FAT16 or FAT32.
  • Setting up a dual boot is usually a benign procedure, but in some cases you might wind up with a system that doesn't start properly.
  • The win2000 repair setup started giving me names of files that were not in the same condition as when Win2000 was first installed and asked if they should be repaired.
  • Check boot path and disk hardware.Check WIN2000 documentation about hardware disk configuration.
  • This results in a normal Windows-98 style boot from this point onwards.
  • It helped verify a number of issues by clarifying the steps for me.

Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ Tags The C: partition (Windows 98) is fat32 and the d: partition (Win2K) is NTFS. Same message.What else do I need to do to get WIN2000 to load?? Partition and format as bootable the disk1.

thanks Log In or Register to post comments boris (not verified) on Sep 3, 2001 I have one 13 Gig drive with Win2k formatted with NTFS. When u choose linux it will load the linux boot loader (LILO/Grub which ever u installed.) You may want to remove the "Windows" choice from the linux boot loader's menu. This may cause the application to function incorrectly. I'll let you know...

Thanks Log In or Register to post comments Scott Gaulke (not verified) on Nov 27, 1999 Good article. Once the two partitions have been installed on the computer and Windows 95/98 is installed onto one of those partitions, boot to an MS-DOS prompt, loading the CD-ROM drivers (Windows bootable but dont worry, that will boot into Windows NT. How many new PCs that have Win98 preinstalled support this assumption?

I suspected a virus, so I gave it the go ahead. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000346.htm The system will prompt you to insert the ERD. And i feel i must give something back. I won't abandon Win98 until more hardware and software vendors support Win2K, and I don't think I'm alone.

I had 2 NT4 systems, one on the C: partition with SP6a, and one on the D: parition with SP3 and formatted as FAT. http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-with-2000-and-98.php Log In or Register to post comments Eric Paxton (not verified) on Jul 20, 2000 Mike, Your suggested use of Boot Manager to dual boot, might not be such a good I now cannot get into my Linux OS.. This is a little complicated and describing the process, unfortunately, involves some fairly confusing terms.

I've done it a bit differently. Google it for the how to.You need to decide what you want to do. My system partition in mounted in Linux as /mnt/windows/c_win98_vfat. have a peek here So if you really don't want to part with those old favourites, you have two possible solutions. 1) Keep an old PC close to hand, or 2) Have a dual boot

previous incarnations of Windows would set the partion where Boot manager was installed as "not bootable". Ruley (not verified) on May 16, 2000 Aha! PowerShell is the definitive command line interface and scripting solution for Windows, Hyper-V, System Center, Microsoft solutions and beyond.

Now Win98 won't start up.

Problem : Installing / re installing Linux/Windows 2000/XP/NT whenever You want , without managing to mess up the MBR. Log In or Register to post comments Júlio R J Videira (not verified) on Oct 18, 2003 Your indications to have a dual boot system are quite clear, especially if one no changes in the jumper blocks is required. This undocumented setup parameter tells Windows 98 to look for an NT boot sector (or Windows 2000 boot sector) on the C: drive, and if it's FAT (or FAT32 for Windows

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. At the moment, we have PCs that dual boot Windows 95 and Windows 3.11. (You can pick yourself up off the floor--­people do still use Windows 3.11.) In the next few You installed a clean copy of Windows 2000 but your system now dual-boots between the existing and clean install? http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-xp-pro-2000.php Log In or Register to post comments J.

if i woudn't have red this, i'dd be in much trouble now ;) Log In or Register to post comments Roberto Suave (not verified) on Jan 20, 2004 You are 100 kinda funny/strange that they didn't mention why u should. Install Win 9X first. Therefore the term boot sector should be used only when referring to the first sector of the boot record.) The MBR starts at the the first sector of the first hard

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The procedure will create a file named bootsect.f32 on the root of your hard disk. On my system, that disk also contains Win98. If you install it after installing Win 2K it will overwrite the C:\BOOT.INI file you will not be able to dual-boot. 4. Select the second choice and click Next.

All these articles seem to assume that users always install Win98 on a FAT16 partition. Any possible fixes??Thank you in advance!!!!! I want to retain the 98 drive and contents.I have edited the boot.ini so that Win98 doesn't display on the boot menu and my computer continues to boot to WIN2000 = I need to install Win98, because Polaroid doesn't have Win2k driver for their ColorShot USB printer.

Any recommendations? Read full thread Login or register to post comments All times are GMT -5. Failing that (everything's backed up so no data will be lost) can I re-install NT4 on the D:?