but you are probably right, its maybe better only to do this when windows asks you to. Apr 18, 2006 #19 DoesThisWork TS Rookie gbhall said: Right, I did omit the need for a 'proper' boot manager if you clone your system. Grub Legacy counts the first partition as 0, so sda6 becomes (hd0,5), or hard drive 1 (it starts counting at zero), partition 6). Dec 30, 2005 #16 IdahoTechie TS Rookie Need further details on dual boot I currently have XP PRO installed and want to create a 2nd instance of XP PRO in a his comment is here
Adam Smith says: June 28, 2012 at 3:57 am Thank you for this great article, but the vocabulary is still unclear to me I would like to create a new partition Then steer the swap file there. Type MSCONFIG in the run command and click the boot tab. Do I just delete the directory where I installed it (/windows2)?
Though no readers complained about my liberal swapping of the terms throughout the text, I feel that I may have left some readers thinking that cloning and imaging are precisely the sda6 (which is hard drive 1, partition 6) becomes (hd0,5). Installing one copy on 1 partition and another copy on another partition...
So, imaging, not cloning, would allow me to restore everything to my computer or to a new one if I had to buy one? Jul 28, 2002 #4 SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715 +397 Interesting thought Rusty. No sale.So, I've formatted it and assigned the new SSD drive a drive letter. Dual Boot Windows 7 And Xp If the second installation does not automatically create an entry in boot.ini on your main partition, it's easy to add, using Notepad.
With the chainloading method, you don't have to worry about that, any longer. How To Install Multiple Operating Systems On One Computer People simply expect that applications advertising the ability to backup should include the ability to recover from that same backup. If you do not know the UUID for the partition to be chainloaded, it can be discovered using: sudo blkid Replace the root (hd0,6) entry in the /boot/grub/menu.lst file (of the http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/is-it-possible-to-install-2-instances-of-windows-xp-in-a-dual-boot.40328/ After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo!
Windows bootloaders The Windows bootloader stores information about how big the partitions on the hard drive are. How To Run Two Operating Systems On One Computer At The Same Time Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Works great for me and is very quick - use the same copy of WinXP on the two partitions and since you can use only one at a time and on It's basically up to you if you dont mind all the work of setting up a complete new installation - typically half a day or more, depending.
The problem with the metro boot loader is that if you have Windows 8 or later as the default OS, it boots into Windows 8 first to display the metro boot http://lockergnome.com/2012/06/26/three-free-ways-clone-windows-xp-2012-follow-up/ For more examples, see this section.) Return the permissions so that only root can change or execute the files: sudo chmod 744 /media/GRUBpartition/boot/grub sudo chmod 744 /media/GRUBpartition/boot/grub/* Reinstall Grub to MBR Dual Boot Windows 10 And Xp I'm pretty sure it has to be two copies of XP taking up the memory. Dual Boot Two Hard Drives You can simply delete that line.
Restoring from the image was an equally fast and painless process, and I was able to successfully boot from each drive I restored, using both the software's cloning and its imaging http://teknodroid.net/dual-boot/how-to-dual-boot-windows-7-and-ubuntu.html Install XP on partition C (just an example). On mine, it is /dev/sda7. -> Finish partitioning and write changes to disk. (It is OK to format the swap and / (root) partitions.) -> "Installing the base EasyBCDSystem Requirements Supported Operating Systems EasyBCD and UEFI EasyBCD Basics Viewing Entries Adding Entries Renaming Entries Changing the default boot entry Changing the Menu Options Reordering Menu Entries Deleting Menu Entries Install Windows 7 After Windows 10
How to get XP over to it? Harold says: June 29, 2012 at 2:29 am It's a good utility and I'm pleased with its results. If you're installing Windows fresh, you'll want to choose the "Custom install" option when going through the installation wizard and create a smaller partition for Windows. weblink The HP Recovery Disk erased the entire hard drive (and all the data on it) and re-created a single Windows partition.
many thanks in advance. How To Install Dual Os Windows7 And Windows 8 Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. This note saved me at least a couple of hours of trial and error and with nine PCs due off the bench tomorrow, I needed that time.
Once you free up some of your drive using Gparted or Parted Magic or some other tool (or once you install an additional hard drive), you'll then find that Windows Disk Choose one of your logical partitions, which in my scheme is #7, is ext4, and has about 30 Gb. Once in EasyBCD, go to the "Bootloader Setup" page, and select "Install the Windows Vista/7 bootloader to the MBR" then "Write MBR" to get the EasyBCD bootloader back.EasyBCD BCD Dual Boot Windows 10 With Windows 7 Aug 8, 2002 #18 evilc TS Rookie there is a more elegant solution...
Delete the choices you no longer use. I have ruined several Windows installations by using GParted to resize the partitions for Windows Vista and Windows 7, or by forgetting to reboot Windows prior to using GParted. Which is the easiest method, which would include the easiest technique to reboot from the new partition, ideally NOT using linux unless you thought that was easy for novices and experts check over here Is that possible??
How do I get it so it doesnt ask me which version of windows I want to boot from and will just boot from the SSD? The Nuada says: June 27, 2012 at 11:47 pm I use EASEUS (TODO) this is one utility I wouldn't want to lose, a pal of mine had 6 PC's to deliver Please inform Windows XP users the fundamental step of creating a new partition on their system (I have a 750GB drive onto which I would like to create a new partition, Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I386 by JirafaBo / April 10, 2007 3:59 AM PDT In reply to: Searching....
Use as: Ext4 journaling file system. Yes, winxp system restore is more trouble than it is worth. No, they can both share the same swap partition. ByRustyZip Jul 27, 2002 Hi...
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Scrolling up or down the list, we see on the table that each drive has a corresponding value next to it, which is the size of the swap file we have I miss the days when I could get on the inside of one and put in parts myself. Go ahead and install it there, then skip on ahead to installing the Linux OSs.
Many of us have yet to use either of these programs. Leave a small swap file on each OS's system partition of about 2 MB to follow Microsoft guidelines. Ok, under virtual memory setting dialogue, we see (surprse surprise!) a list of drives.... Partition design Three primary partitions and one extended partition are allowed on your hard drive.
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