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You do not need a whole harddrive for 98. Do NOT install Windows XP from within Windows 9x. Typically, you should install the newer operating system last. I suggest that you make an image of the OS partition before you encrypt it (use free Macrium or free Paragon and do not forget the 100MB active partition). http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-still-wont-work.php

BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK Why Are There So Many "Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables" Installed on My PC? You're done formatting and partitioning your hard disk! 3) Installing Windows 9x Proceed to install Windows 9x from your CD-ROM drive. Tell Windows to install itself to this new partition.  Just be sure not to select the partition containing the version of Windows currently installed on your system, as two versions of NuAngel Graduate Posts: 157Loc: Erie, PA, USA 3+ Months Ago Yeah, I started thinking after reading Alk's first post...

From the command prompt I tried typing..... So I renamed the file back to the original, now runs OK.Thank you for you help. Get the answer Ask a new question Read More Dual Boot Windows XP Partition Related Resources solved Dual Boot Win XP/Win7 Setup - Front USB Ports Don't Work In Win7 Only

I could be wrong though. On the welcome screen, select "Install Windows XP". I have made a link on my Win 7 desktop to PM65.exe (on the XP hard disk drive). Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

My D: drive is Win XP/ [email protected] posted 8 Nov 2007 - show 1 replies - Reply - Permanent Link Admin Administrator You can try, if it doesn't work, follow the When I ran a dual boot system the order of installation was Windows 98 then Windows XP as Windows XP handled the operating system setup much better. Then edit the text so that it reads:[boot loader]timeout=7default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS[operating systems]multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetectC:\="Microsoft Windows 98"After making the changes, click File, Save, and then exit Notepad. http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/37950-How-to-recover-dual-boot-(XP-SP1-W98SE) Honestly, the only reason I dual boot is because I can brag to others about it, and it makes me look like a true computer geek.

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All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. You may install, use, access,display and run one copy of the Software on a singlecomputer, such as a workstation, terminal or otherdevice ("Workstation Computer"). What you could do is migrate your "files and settings" to your second disk as a backup, backup any files you want. Substitute SETUP with the folder name of Win9x if SETUP.EXE exists on a different folder) SETUP (Starts the Win9x installation program) Make sure you choose Custom Install and specify the installation

  1. Again, keep away from encrypting Windows7.
  2. When booting with Windows 98 it says "your entire harddisk is formatted with non-dos partition" and requires me to wipe out all and reformat creating dos partitions (FAT32 perhaps).
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  4. The boot.ini file on the XP partition looks right, but I don't know why it didn't work (you haven't said whether XP is NTFS or FAT).I also don't understand why the
  5. But what it says for dual booting with 98 and XP is "Windows XP must be installed last.
  6. Basically, this involves booting the existing Windows system on your computer and opening the Disk Management tool. (Do this by pressing Windows Key + R, typing diskmgmt.msc into the Run dialog, and
  7. Thanks Alkatr0z for the link.

Maybe someone here can help me with this. http://bootstrike.com/WindowsXP/dualboot98.php So the operating system is OK in win 98.Can anyone tell me how I can get Win 98 to work from the Choice panel in XP? First I used my windows 98 setup disc to create a fat32 partition at the start of my hard drive, and installed windows 98 on it. posted 17 Aug 2009 - Reply - Permanent Link imastudent Unregistered Dude, great tutorial.

posted 6 May 2015 - Reply - Permanent Link WX user Unregistered What if there is no cd for xp other than the restore disks made at the time of first http://webtrekkie.com/dual-boot/dual-boot-windows-xp-vista-boot-menu-issues.php If not just go to the next step. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Type FDISK and hit enter.

In real serious terms, if any corruption of data, hardware damage or any other kind of damage/losses/etc. by Edward ODaniel / December 19, 2007 6:25 AM PST In reply to: you can dual boot two xp OS's, but... I got it when I installed win98 a couple years ago when I had a Winxp/Win98 dual boot setup, but I need to find what disc I put that driver on. have a peek here solved Some programs won't work after resizing an Unbuntu partition in dual boot system.

Should You Buy a Chromebook? posted 25 Jan 2008 - Reply - Permanent Link Wm S. Start computer, go to BIOS (Usually some key (or combo) needs to be pressed in setup), Auto-Detect IDE Drives, save and restart.

As a side note nothing seems to function in windows 98 since I installed windows 7 so any solution to this problem will have to come by using the command prompt,

Need Help? you will need to format the c drive to fat 32 posted 1 Sep 2007 - Reply - Permanent Link dd Unregistered I have D partition formatted as FAT32. Revisions 22 April 2006 - Version 0.15 Minor changes 14 Feb 2006 Version 0.14 (Minor changes) 7 May 2004 - Version 0.13 Left out some essential parts to fixing the bootup. by Willy / December 17, 2007 11:32 PM PST In reply to: As I see it...

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Windows XP should manage the bootup options automatically. Install Partition Magic, partition a couple of extra gigs and have PM reformat that section into FAT32. Check This Out http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/?s=system-encryption However there seems to be an issue with windows 7..... "By default, Windows 7 and later boot from a special small partition.

You apparently are not even aware of the Win7 partition structure and its pitfalls. posted 20 Jun 2008 - show 1 replies - Reply - Permanent Link Admin Administrator Not sure, this guide is not meant for Vista sorry. Shrink it to make enough space for the other Windows system.