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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-19-01, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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Question Does Australia have Windows XP yet?

If so, and anyone of you have installed it, please tell me how to set up a dual boot system. I have Win XP on one partition, and Windows 98 SE on the other partition. I can switch between the two, using a boot disk and fdisk, but I'd like to be able to select from a menu during startup.

I've asked the guys in the General Forums area, but have not got much of a response, I figured since the Aussie section was the busiest of the board, I'd ask you guys.

Thanks! Hope someone can help! (I should know this stuff already)

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I'm guessing DK is gonna go crazy in this thread......

Me just have 98SE and it works fine so I'm stuffed if Gates is getting more money off me!

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Check ***OFF TOPIC*** WINDOWS XP!!! on page 3,might give you more info.
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A lot of it depends on which OS was installed first.

Check this link for Dual boot info. It doesn't include XP but sub in XP for 2000..
[URL=http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q289/2/83.ASP]

But now i have this one for you

HOW TO: Create a Multiple-Boot System with Windows XP
HOW TO: Create a Multiple-Boot System with Windows XP

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I'm guessing DK is gonna go crazy in this thread......

Me just have 98SE and it works fine so I'm stuffed if Gates is getting more money off me!
Doesn't look like I have to go crazy afterall :s5
I am dual booting windows XP, with windows XP (too lazy to do a reformat when i needed a clean install so I temporarily installed it on the other partition and the PC automatically set up the dual boot screen to come up, same happened when i dual booted 98 and windows 2000 a short while ago.

If you need any more help after that link though, i'll see what I can work out
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