2 OS on one laptop. Tags: Acer Laptops Hard Drives Last response: July 28, 2011 9:27 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share bi66al July 28, 2011 8:43:55 PM Hello, I have a good laptop HDD with XP installed. MY internal HDD has Vista as OS. Can I buy an external case with usb and run 2 systems, only booting one at a time to my Acer Aspire/ More about : laptop AntiZig a b D Laptop July 28, 2011 9:05:04 PM I'm not following what you're trying to do... You have 2 OS, both on internal HDD... You wish to buy an external and run one OS at a time. I don't understand why you need an external. Yes you can dual boot just fine as long as it's set up properly. m 0 l Emerald a b D Laptop July 28, 2011 9:27:12 PM in theory you can as long as you planning on using the BIOS boot device menu. did the XP drive use to run in this laptop? if not you might run into some driver and BSOD issues due to the chipset and video drivers. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 2 OS on one laptop. Forum Solved2 SSD's; One for the OS, Other for Games, Programs, etc Forum SolvedI have 2 disks one is with win7& other contains no os just 2 partitions are there. How can i connect both hard disks in 1 pc? Forum SolvedConnecting a laptop with one VGA to 2 projectors wirelessly Forum SolvedO/S crashed i have 2 sata hdd which one is master Forum migrating or formatting 2 ssds to have programs on one ssd and os on other Forum Solvedi have window 8 vaio laptop with 2 gb ram i3 core processor.it is one year older.Now a days it performs slower than initial da Forum Solved2 HardDrives, 2 OS, 1 Laptop Forum I need to take change one storage drive to 3 and install RAID 5 without having to touch my OS drive (it is a 2nd drive running Forum Solvedhow can 128x2 ssd drive take only one slot in laptop? Forum Solved3 HDD's, 2 OS's can't disconnect one HDD Forum SolvedI have 2 different networks, one for work and one for home. Is it possible to set my laptop to automatically switch between st Forum is it possible to install the OS (Win7) to one drive yet use a 2nd drive as the data drive but have that drive as Drice C? Forum Setting up 2 hdd's, one new with os, one old with data Forum Solved2 LG 2560x1080 to one laptop Forum Solved2 windows 8 in one laptop Forum SolvedMy laptop has 2 graphics cards...trouble with using the performance one when needed Forum 1SSD for OS 2nd one for Games? Forum SolvedIs it possible to have 2 network card on one laptop. Forum Linux as 2nd OS on my laptop? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !