2 hard drives 2 o/s

  [email protected]© 08:59 13 Jul 2008

I have a pc with 2 hard drives. How do I do it so I can have 2 o/s on it so i can boot into one and someone else the other rather than partioning 1 drive?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:49 13 Jul 2008

All you need is an operating system on each drive and a Boot menu on the main C: drive.

Note that this will not stop someone booting to the other system unless you password protect the system.

  [email protected]© 11:24 13 Jul 2008

So I load o/s on to c then do the same again on the other drive?

  [email protected]© 12:08 13 Jul 2008


  bobbybowls 12:42 13 Jul 2008

load the first os on drive 1 then load the second when it asks where to install select drive 2.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:00 13 Jul 2008

What op systems do you want to install?

  Procrastinus 20:15 13 Jul 2008

At the risk of hijacking this thread, can I reply to your question, Fruit Bat /\0/\?
I would like to install XP on one HDD and PCLinuxOS on the other.
How would you go about this particular configuration? For example, which OS to which disc and loaded in what order?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:09 13 Jul 2008

click here
for Ubuntu but the principe is the same for most Linux systems

  woodchip 21:34 13 Jul 2008

You can only use on Operating System at once, But you can dual boot two. That is what I am doing at the moment on this computer I am on. Win98se and XP Home

  Procrastinus 08:44 14 Jul 2008

Thanks Fruit Bat /\0/\ and woodchip. Will give it a go

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