To dual boot with two hard drives, just install one OS on one drive, and install the other on the second drive. If you are dual booting Linux and xp, make sure you install xp FIRST, and then let Linux override the mbr.
When installing a dual hard drivedual boot with two operating systems do you set both hard drives to master or is one set to slave?
The "master/slave" designation is necessary for the disk controller. It has little to do with the dual boot. ...
Asked in Windows XP, Windows Registry
What does f-12 do when boot up the computer?
It usually brings up the boot device menu. From there you can select what hardware you want to start your computer from, regardless of the boot order set in the F2 (or F1) menu. You can select installed hardware (Hard drives, Optical Drives, or Floppy Drives) or removable hardware (External Hard drives, flash drives, etc.). ...
How do you fix a boot error when booting from a USB configured by Sardu?
This was a BIOS settings issue. In the BIOS of this Asus netbook I found a second setting, which also had to be set with "USB" as 1st boot device. When I found this setting, the 'Boot Settings' dialog box had the following categories: "Boot Device Priority". "Hard Disk Drives": It was necessary to additionally set "USB" as 1st boot device within the "Hard Disk Drives" category. In here its default settings were: "HDD" "USB". ...
Asked in Microsoft Windows, Linux
How do you create a dual boot drive on your computer?
Believe it or not, the drive is not relevant. The hard disk itself does not need any magical setting or capability for you to set up dual-boot. All you need is partitions for your operating system and a bootloader that supports multi-boot (Read: Just about any bootloader other than Windows'.). ...
When making a dual boot what do you do about the master and slave jumpers and what if you already have XP on both drives?
Set jumpers both to auto detect. I run XP 32 bit on one and 64 bit on the other. ...
Asked in Windows 2000
How do you set up dual boot scenario of Windows 2000 Professional?
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Do you have a downloadable for scrubbing the hard drive?
The best hard drive eraser program for PCs is Darik's Boot and Nuke which can be found at: www.dban.org. If you are using a Macintosh, then use OS X's Disk Utility to erase hard drives. In the utility you can set options to securely erase the data. ...
How do you ghost from hard disk to hard disk?
The best tool that I have ever used to ghost a hard drive image to another hard drive is Symantec's Ghost software. Simply set up two hard drives and boot from Ghost's cd. Setup the program to copy from one location to the other and you will end up with a perfect clone. ...
Asked in Operating Systems, Hard Disk Drives
Is it possible to switch back and forth between 2 hard drives with different operating systems often?
Yes. A bootloader can be set up on the boot drive to load an operating system from any other disk on the system. ...
What is the recommended CMOS setting for IDE hard drives?
For almost all modern computers and hard drives, the only settings you should set is for the parameters of the disk to be detected automatically. ...
When booting a computer what is the boot priority?
In the system BIOS you can tell the computer to "look at" a drive to boot from first . There you can select to boot from a removable drive, usually a floppy disk or USB flash drive(this option is found on most Linux systems). You can also choose to boot from a CDROM drive or Hard Disc(you hard drives). This is what all my system say and the ones I repair: 1. Removable Drive -- Usually a floppy drive (an emergency...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What is the average width of a dual carriageway in the UK?
The set standard lane width for dual carriageways and motorways is 3.65 metres. The set standard width for hard shoulders is 3.3 metres. ...
How do you install Windows 98 in one of two hard drives both having Windows 2000 without formatting both hard drives?
If there is space left, you can use Partition Magic to reduce the 2000 partition and make room for the 98 partition. Just install into the unpartitioned space. To do a dual boot between the two, the easiest way is to use a program called Wingrub. The address is: https://sourceforge.net/projects/grub4dos . There are examples in the Wingrub program on how to set it up. The documentation examples say it can't be done, but it can. I did it and it works...
Asked in Windows 7, Linux Fedora
How do you dual-boot Windows 7 and Fedora Linux?
Go into your BIOS and change the settings to start from CD/DVD player first instead of your hard drive. Let the CD boot follow the instructions for language and time zone. You can either let Fedora use the empty space left on your hard drive to set partions for you or you can manually set your own partions then just follow the instructions and hit next a couple of times then reboot. ...
Asked in Computers
Will a computer booted that has no jumper on the hard drive?
This question is highly dependent on the specifics of your hard drive. Some hard drives have jumper set ups where theres a setting that has no jumper. If that's your type of hard drive then there should be no issue. Either way the computer should boot regardless of jumper setup. It just may not be able to load the Operating System. ...
If you are dual booting can you set one os to boot normally but press a key to access the boot menu if you want to access the other os?
yes. but it depend on the computer. Some you to press F8 and on others F12 ...
Asked in Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
What is the minimum number of partitions requred in a system to set up a dual boot with window xp and windows 7?
You will need at least two partitions.
Asked in Hard Disk Drives
The built-in defragmentation utility can be scheduled to automatically reorganize local hard drives?
The built-in defragmentation utility is one of the tools you have for maintenance on your computer. It is set to automatically run weekly but you can set the tool to schedule automatic reorganizing of your hard drives at time you pick. ...
How do you use boot camp to run an .exe file on a mac OS X 10.5.7?
You misunderstand the purpose of Boot Camp. The purpose of Boot Camp is to allow you to set up a dual-boot of Mac OS X and Windows on your Mac. It does not allow you to run Windows programs directly on Mac OS X. ...
Asked in Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
How would you do if you want to set up a dual boot scenario between Windows 98 and windows 2000?
Create two partitions in ur hard drive and install Windows '98 on Drive C and install Windows 2000 on Drive D to another partition. ...
Asked in Technology, Hard Disk Drives
What is the purpose of slave hard-drive?
IDE hard drives have the bulk of their controlling hardware built into the hard disk itself, in order for two drives to share an IDE channel, one must be set for master and the other set for slave. This is done so they do not interfere with each other when transferring data to/from the rest of the computer. ...
How do you dual boot and modify Boot.INI if you add a second hard drive to a system with WINNt WORKSTATION 4.0 installed on a hard disk with two partitions?
There are several ways to set-up a system for dual boot. The best or preferred method is dependent on the operating systems involved, the particular BIOS code on the system, and on whether the file systems will need to be available to more than one operating system. Boot.INI is a text file, and so can be editted to suit, with notepad. Unfortunately, the way this question is worded, there is no way to make a direct answer on how to do...
Asked in Windows XP, Windows Vista
If you are trying to set up a dual boot between windows xp and Windows Vista which OS do you install first?
XP, if you can scratch Vista and go for Windows 7
Asked in Computers
Why set up boot priority?
When your computer boots its operating system at default it boots it from the Hard Drive. If you wanted to run a different operating system from either the USB port or CD spot via dual booting you would need to boot that before your main OS starts from your Hard Drive. To fix this, in your bios you can select where you want the computer to look for an operating system first, so it starts the correct one. ...