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I just got win xp 64 and Id like to dual boot it w/ my regualr install of windows XP.

right now win XP has all of my HD as its partition. how do I install win XP 64 so I can dual boot with out doing any damage to my current win xp install?
 

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You don't want to run XP-64, it just causes problems and there's nothing special about it.
 

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ok as you have already had a 64 running I'll take your word for it. :)
 

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There's just no point, because of bad driver support, XP-64 actually runs quite a bit slower than normal XP.
 

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drivers are actualy the reason I was going to try it.
I found the nvidia 64 bit forceware drivers for my mobo, so figured what the hey I'll try it.
but since you say it isnt worth it then there is no reason for me to waste my hd space.

TY for the heads up.
 

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I'm currently multi-booting with WinXP & WinXP 64bit.

The nVidia drivers appear to stable when I do some benchmarks.

Here's how I did it on a clean drive (no partitions)....

1 - Create 2 partitions (both FAT32)
2 - Install WinXP 32bit onto partition 1 (showing as C)
3 - Install WinXP 64bit onto partition 2 (showing as D)
 

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Why FAT32? NTFS is faster more secure and FAT wastes space.
 

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Originally Posted by The Duke

Why FAT32? NTFS is faster more secure and FAT wastes space.

FAT wastes space, not FAT32 and yes, NTFS is secure.

I'm using FAT32 because the machine is stand-alone. Plus, have you tried to access (read/write) NTFS drive from DOS (true DOS, not Windows DOS)? And I'm not going to pay a lot of cash for a pro version of NTFS4DOS.
 
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