Assuming that the computer has IDE drives, the first thing to do is to install each operating system on each disk. Put one drive in the computer and install XP on it. When that's done, remove it, install the second drive and install XP on it. Remove it. On the first drive, set that drive as master, and set the second drive as slave. Install both drives in the computer. Start the computer and it will boot the first drive. In XP, open Windows Explorer, go to Tools -> Folder Options and click the view tab. Select the "Show hidden files and folders" button, click apply, then OK. Expand My Computer and select the "C" drive. Locate the "boot.ini" file, right click on it and select "Properties". If the read only box is checked, UNcheck it, click apply, OK. If it's already unchecked, leave it alone - click cancel. Double click on the boot.ini file to open it in Notepad. Under the [Operating Systems] heading, under the XP entry on a new line, add this entry:
multi(0)disk(1)rdsk(0)partition(1)WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home" /noexecute=opt in /fastdetect
Save and reboot. You should now have both systems listed in the choices menu. Select the second XP and cross your fingers. You should now have a dual-disk dual boot setup. If it fails, you can always boot back into the first XP as long as you don't change that entry in the boot.ini file.
Typically system backups are performed using either tape drives, optical drives, or external hard drives. While there is often backup software included as part of the operating system, many users choose to purchase alternative backup software with added features.
The CD, and Floppy Disk drives can be controlled by the BIOS upon startup.
You can use either FAT32 or NTFS it's up to you. If you want to check current file system for your drive just right click and choose Properties.
f8 then choose the safe mode option
Please be more specific. But try this. When starting the computer, hold down the D key. It will force it to start up on your internal drives OS X volume. Once the finder has loaded, open system preferences > startup disk > OS X (the one on your internal hard drive it should be the first one in the list. Choose restart. You shouldn't have any problems after this.
During startup, you'd get the option to load either operating system. You could use one for everyday activities, including online access, and the other incase the first one crashed and you needed access to the files on the computer.
Windows 7 will be installed as a separate operating system. So you can choose, on startup what one you want to use
a startup folder is a folder in the system configuration utility that has programs in it that loads or runs whenever you startup your computer could p.s ... could cause slower startup if to much is in it
The system disk is the partition from which the operating system was loaded at startup.
AnswerTo add program to your Startup folder follow the below instructions: 1. Click Start ->Programs, then right click on Startup folder and choose Open.2. On the Startup window, go to File menu and choose New ->Shortcut.3. In the dialog box click the Browse button to specify the Task Manager program4. After specifying the program path, click next and finish. Then you will see a new shortcut in the Startup folder.5. At the next time you start your computer the program will run automatically and you will see it in the system tray.
Either by downloading malicious files or by inserting infected usb drives in your pc
DVD drives use a .udf file system.
System BIOS touches little boys while startup BIOS drinks lava lamps and snorts cocaine
Yes, if you computer can run either OS's normally.Just make a 2nd partition and install it as normal. You can choose the different start up disks to boot to via the Startup Disk in the System Preferences.
Windows 98 startup disk has some useful utilities and can be used to repair Windows 98 without any additional drives. A floppy which was created by format A s, just have loader, and couple system files to be able to boot MSDOS.
Mine has 1 but my system can hold up to 4 DVD drives at once
So that you can choose to load either linux or (usually) windows.
Yes, you will just have to choose at startup which system you will use.duel booting is a service through which we can install 2 or more OS. but for this we can install one SOS(Simple Operating System) and one NOS (Network Operating System) that's it.
Reinstalling the system depends on which OS you are using. Either use the instal disks that came with your computer, or hold down the option key when booting up. The emergency system will be one of the choices of startup systems. You can reinstall from there.
System Configuration Utility:Use the System Configuration Utility to configure your system to enable optimal troubleshooting and diagnosis of technical issues. Use the System Configuration Utility to:Configure startup preferencesConfigure system componentsView and customize Windows setup componentsCustomize Bootup configurationTurn services on or offEnable and disable startup utilities and programs