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Anyone able to dual boot with Server 2003?

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Audioaficionado

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Apr 29, 2002
I was wondering if w2k3 will play nice with other M$ OS on the HD or gobble them up.

I wanted to put it on the third paritition, just above 98 & w2kPro.
 
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Audioaficionado

Audioaficionado

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Someone said it ate their 98 installation so I was wondering. I'll have w2k as a buffer so 98 should survive. I expect my trial version any day now.
 

rayik

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May 2, 2002
No problem dual booting w/ xp.

If your worried about 98, try making an image of your 98 partition. Also make a copy your boot.ini and ntldr.exe from your primary drive. Better yet, make an image of your primary partition.

If you have any problems, you could alwyas restore those images and you'll be back where you were before installing 2k3.

Power quest makes a good imaging program. It will create compressed images that you can save to cd. (My primary partition - xp w/ programs - fits on 5 cdrs.) Acronis also makes a good imaging program.