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win2k, two installs, or two user profiles?

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dropadrop

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Mar 17, 2001
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Finland
I'm currently re-installing windows 2000, and I need to have two diferant boots.

One of them will be for making music. I want to disable all networking on that, and optimise the services so that the os uses as little ram as possible.

The second install is for general use, so I need networking and all the normal stuff.

Do you think it's better to just make two separate installs, or can you just create users with diferant hardware profiles / services running. I have enough space on my hardisk, so I'd like to choose the one that would keep me running stable for the longest possible time...
 

stool

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Dec 20, 2000
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Albany, NY
I think that thetwo installs would suit your purposes better. Most of the services install before a choice of user.
 

nerd4life

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Apr 18, 2001
Location
Houston, Texas
right click my computer. properties. click the advanced tab and the button "settings" under startup and recovery. that look like it ???
 
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dropadrop

dropadrop

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I allready edited the boot.ini file. I just got confused for a moment... I did a search on my computer for boot.ini, and it did'nt find it. (even though I had show all files selected) Then I found somewhere that I should just select start -> run -> c:\boot.ini and got it to show. :D