dual system

  jimmer409® 07:38 08 Dec 2004
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have a seagate 120m running xp home, have a maxtor 40m which i use as a backup dump, want to now install xp pro on the maxtor so i can have a dual boot system, how do i do it?? help greatly appreciated.

  Diodorus Siculus 07:42 08 Dec 2004

Boot with the XP pro CD and choose a custom install and then direct it towards the disk you want it on. It is pretty straighforward.

  jimmer409® 08:02 08 Dec 2004

thanks, DS, hate to sound thick but how exactly do you mean boot with the xp pro cd reply appreciated.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:58 08 Dec 2004

Put the XP Pro CD into the machine and restart; it should pick up the fact that the CD is there and the computer will start using the CD rather than the hard disk.

It will then give you a list of options - one of which will be to start the installation process.

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