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On 28/11/2004 mike wrote:
> Can you have a dual boot ......windows 2k pro or server And Windows
> XP? If so, is there any precautions I should take before installing
> Windows XP?
> Thank you very much
Yes, that works fine.
Usual rule is to install oldest OS first, then when you install the
later OS it will set up a menu for you so you can select which OS to
It is much better to install each OS on its own partition, in fact I
would regard this as compulsory. W2K and XP use some common folder
names and will over-write each other's files if you install them on the
same partition - with 'unpredictable' results (i.e. a complete mess!).