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I have Windows XP installed right now, but I also have an old copy of 98 laying around.

I'm going to use Partion Magic to set aside about 20gb just for messing around in Windows 98.

The Problem is, I already have Windows XP isntalled, and I think installing 98 will overwrite my MBR and not allow XP to boot anymore.

What steps should I take to be able to keep my XP installation, and add a 98 installation?
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post #2 of 8
Make a new partion and put it on there. You can make one using the Windows XP CD
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Win98 doesn't support HT on your processor and if full of holes so why go through all the trouble of setting?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ItsLasher
Win98 doesn't support HT on your processor and if full of holes so why go through all the trouble of setting?

I am curious to see how it would run.... just for something to do
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post #5 of 8
Do you have an extra harddrive to try this on?
Not bad at all...
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post #6 of 8
You have to start fresh. windows 98 first, then xp pro.
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by not2bad
Do you have an extra harddrive to try this on?
No


Quote:
Originally Posted by jrabb1920
You have to start fresh. windows 98 first, then xp pro.
Thats what I thought I would have to do.

Thanks
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post #8 of 8
Make sure both partitions are FAT32 so they can communicate!
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