using 2 hard drives

  nosure 20:35 14 Jan 2006
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hi
Is it possable to use two hard drives in the same pc,the problem is that on the pc i have is the german version of windows xp, I would like to install the uk win xp on another hard drive, But i need to keep the german xp as thats my partners and all his work is on it.All i want to do is surf the net and send the odd e-mail and pics.
Could someone please help. :)

  tasslehoff burrfoot 21:04 14 Jan 2006

Yep, no problem. Stick another hard drive in and install XP on that.

When booting, you will be given the option of which XP you want to boot into.

If you have any partitioning tools and the existing drive is big enough, you don't even need a new drive.

  cylon 21:06 14 Jan 2006

Why not but two removable drive caddies. ? Insert one of them and put a HDD in each of the caddies.

When you want to run the machine insert your caddy. When he wants to run the machine insert his

quick and simple

  nosure 20:10 15 Jan 2006

hi
thanks for you help, i got a pal of mine to put xp on another hard drive and put it in works no problem.so simple if you know how,
thanks again ;)

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