dual boot manager?

I have win 98 installed and tweaked and want to put xp home on a second drive. Can anyone tell me where to get or how to set up a boot manager? Also, should I make the xp drive the primary or slave or does it matter? Thanks, kim
2 answers Last reply
More about dual boot manager
  1. Do you want seperate boot (system & boot partition on 1 drive) or dual boot (system partition on primary & active partition) with a menu?
    It doesn't matter which one is primary master or slave.
  2. <A HREF="http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/using/howto/gettingstarted/multiboot.asp" target="_new">Multibooting with Windows XP - Introduction</A>

    <A HREF="http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;KO;q306559" target="_new">HOW TO: Create a Multiple-Boot System with Windows XP (Q306559)</A>

    If you install WinXP on a separate partition, whether on a second hard drive (recommended) or on the same drive, after the installation, you'll automatically see a 30-second Bootloader after the POST that allows you to choose between the operating systems. No third-party Boot Manager is needed.


    <font color=red>My Rig:</font color=red> <A HREF="http://www.anandtech.com/mysystemrig.html?rigid=6847" target="_new"><font color=green>Toejam31's Tantalizing Tantric Toy</font color=green></A>

    <font color=purple>"Procrastination on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part."</font color=purple>
Ask a new question

Read More

Dual Boot Windows XP