2 o/s's, 2 hdd's and 1pc.

  mac75 20:28 11 Jun 2004
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can anyone tell me if it is possible to boot from either hdd without having to go into the bios to change the boot drive.
jim.

  powerless 20:30 11 Jun 2004

Yes it is.

What O/S's?

  mac75 20:37 11 Jun 2004

win98se and xp home.

  mac75 21:01 11 Jun 2004

have to go off line now, if there are any responses to my thread i'll get back to you tomorrow (late morning).have to get up early for work. bye for now and thanks in advance.

jim.

  powerless 21:08 11 Jun 2004

Easiest way is to Install Windows 98 to one hard drive.

Then install XP to the other, xp will detect 98 and make the changes. You will then have to choose which os you want to boot when you first start the computer.

Or do you already have 98 and xp installed, i take it do.

  mac75 11:38 12 Jun 2004

hello Powerless,
sorry for being so long replying. i want to have win 98se on one hd. and win xp on the other and be able to boot from either hd. without having to change boot sequence in the bios. is this possible with or without extra software.
jim.

  reaths 12:08 12 Jun 2004

powerless is right.do as he says and when you start your machine before it gets to windows it will ask you which OS you wish to load its either option 1 or 2 no need to change boot sequences or enter the bios

  mac75 12:51 12 Jun 2004

hello Reaths,
i'll give it a go and see what happens. thanks to you and Powerless,and sorry for the late reply, i had to take the wife to the h/dressers.
bye for now. jim.

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