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Don't know your setup. 1 partition per drive? Not sure but I think modify the boot.ini file. Then on boot will have choice of operating system. Xp Pro is disk 0 partition 1, Xp media disk 1 partition 1 A typical boot.ini file looks like this: [boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional Corporate" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect Just modify this by adding in another entry under the Operating Systems heading, as so: [boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional Corporate" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect multi(0)disk(1)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows xp pro media center 2005" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect If there

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