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you want to install Win2K first, then use LILO. Can I add it to the NTFS D drive? you obviously put some time into writing your detailed post. Thanks all for this help, I really appreciate the way knowledgeable people like realblack and nien here help out us novices. Source

Even when I click on the start menu and navigate through the menus it takes time to come up, the menus are fading in(meaning coming up really slowly). Should it be that much complicated, I may just keep using the PC as I did before, e.g. Thanks again. Of course, when I tried to boot into XP after that, it did not allow, while 2000 was fine. 3. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dual-boot-windows-xp-and-2000-problem.19498/

I would like to add xp to this system. I have been using XP for games for 6 months without any problems. Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk.

  • Then I went ahead to format it with NTFS.
  • Feb 23, 2005 #11 nawab081 TS Rookie Thanks for the advise...I did just go and edit the boot.ini file and believe or not it worked.
  • Remember: Remember to backup those two important files.:darth: Nov 21, 2007 #15 nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923 +11 MSWindowsUser, do u usually reply to threads 2 1/2 years old

Report • #7 hanknstein January 23, 2010 at 12:32:38 Yeah, I think I need to give it a shot, there is little that I will loose. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts Dual boot Windows XP and 2000problem!!! Problem is that I have a XP image from the same computer that I have been using with XP for about 1 year and it has a bunch of applications and Jan 29, 2005 #5 diptendub TS Rookie realblackstuff said: Didn't you read my post?

I went ahead and deleted that partition so it resulted in a new total unpartitioned space. I also found a website (copyright by Doug Knox) which says that if you have installed 2000 AFTER XP, then boot into 2000, then copy the NTLDR and NTDETECT (with a Win2k became the default boot and XP became unbootable (reported to be missing NTLDR) I then had to launch the XP repair tool to fix this (which probably re-copied the file http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/want-to-dual-boot-w2k-and-xp-pro.154463/ What is the difference in using "touch file" and "> file" in creating a new file?

solved Dual Boot Question solved Dual Boot Question solved Dual boot (XP and 7) question... It will come back to haunt you! Then I install XP Pro on C. 3. Can anyone please help me recover 2000 server WITHOUT having to reinstall XP again?

How to behave with a colleague who suffered the loss of a close family member? http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/create-w2kxp-dual-boot-w2k-installed-first/182356.html Even when I click on the start menu and navigate through the menus it takes time to come up, the menus are fading in(meaning coming up really slowly). I wanted to recover the 2000 server. The problem is that the active master boot record is on this very hard drive.

French Gentlemen Necessarily Use a Scabbard for Dress Swords? this contact form Feb 3, 2005 #7 nawab081 TS Rookie Hi guys....I am new to this forum. However, I read that AFTER I had done the mistake already. Jan 29, 2005 #3 RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503 Didn't you read my post?

Goin' Fishin' (Some day) Report • #2 jam March 1, 2009 at 07:13:22 "dual boot xp and 2000"What would be the purpose? Please help. If you have enough clock speed, memory etc. have a peek here Remove advertisements Sponsored Links aojmoj View Public Profile Find all posts by aojmoj #3 05-07-2002 jeremiebarber Registered User Join Date: Aug 2001 Last Activity: 29 June 2008, 3:52

Then I re-installed XP in C, as per the dictum of 'latest OS last'. 4. Report • #5 hanknstein January 23, 2010 at 12:16:56 I was hoping not to loose any of my old programs & I seem to recall on the xp packaging it I Feb 23, 2005 #9 nawab081 TS Rookie Thanks for the reply....so editing the boot.ini file will not work?

Password recovery tools were too complicated for me to use, and I had no data or applications in 2000 server, so I reinstalled 2000 server.

You might get lucky. XP did have ntldr but I copied over the one from my D drive but it didn't make a difference. Problem is I do not get option of booting into win2000 anymore. Each time I turned my PC on, I had the choice of Windows 2000 or XP OS, which I still have.

Jan 29, 2005 #4 nein Banned Posts: 109 diptendub said: Hello, I tried something similar, and got into a similar mess. 1. Before I did so I ran bootcfg /scan from recovery console and it detected both OS's. Is changing the boot.ini file all I will have to do. Check This Out Report • #6 probfixer January 23, 2010 at 12:21:13 Um....If a W2K program is not officially compatible with XP, you can try using "Program Compatibility Wizard" so as to run it....Google

Linux/Vista/XP. This has nothing to do with what you install LAST.Click to expand... So a Clean install on a freshly formatted partition is always the best for Windows. Double Sum with a Neat Result A rebus from a while ago What's the English for "chiodo scaccia chiodo"?

Later on I bought a new hard drive and installed XP's under Windows 2000 environment. My XP on C: was working, 2000 server on D: was NOT. So give him some slack! Worst comes to worse, I guess, I will do a clean install.

asked 7 years ago viewed 397 times active 5 years ago Blog What Programming Languages Are Used Most on Weekends? Format them in NTFS. ( can be done during setup)Next, instal the older operating system (2K) first to CThen instal XP to a different partition. Join the community here. XP setup will automatically write the required dualboot startup files.

You might get lucky.