Dual boot on separate drives

  sputnick 12:15 06 Nov 2009
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I would like to install W7 on a spare internal drive and still be able to use my existing "C" drive for XP is it possible to do this without physicaly unpluging either on of the drives.

  sil_ver 12:36 06 Nov 2009

When I installed Win7 on a separate drive it became the 'C' drive but I am able to boot from XP by pressing F8 (Boot Option) at startup.

  sputnick 12:39 06 Nov 2009

Great, thanks for that.
It`s just that certain apps I have on XP may not work with W7 until ne w drivers or patches are available.

  sil_ver 12:39 06 Nov 2009

When I installed Win7 on a separate drive it became the 'C' drive but I am able to boot from XP by pressing F8 (Boot Option) at startup. I haven't tried changing the Boot option in BIOS as I'm quite happy with my present setup

  sil_ver 12:45 06 Nov 2009

I was pleasantly surprised to find that W7 actually installed all the drivers except my keyboard (Trueway). Device manager reported no problems with any of the others.

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