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Run WinME Setup from the CD-ROM, putting ME on D: (or one of the other drives). Put the Win2K CD-ROM in the drive and reboot. Okay. I managed to get a copy of Xp pro SP2 working via Dual Boot. have a peek here

The win2000 repair setup started giving me names of files that were not in the same condition as when Win2000 was first installed and asked if they should be repaired. So I looked to Strredwolf for help and it was pretty straightforward, direct and right to to the point. Shut down Windows 2000. Election Year - Part One: IntroWell well, we have gotten ourselves into a real pickle don't we? http://windowsitpro.com/systems-management/dual-boot-blues

D:\ is 11GB and two other HD of 6BG each. I booted my computer from the win2000 CD, chose the 'repair existing installation' option and then the 'emergency repair' option. Windows 2000 Magazine published several articles about multibooting with Win2K in the past year or so.

Best to chuck it and build your own. I have found lots of information about setting up a dual boot configuration, but not much on what I can do to "take it apart" without starting from scratch. Shut down and set the BIOS to boot from CD again. I use Win2K Pro as my primary OS, so it gets applications such as Microsoft Office.

I had to be on with them for nearly an hour until the instruct me × ©2017 DeviantArt. Updates won't be fun.posted by floam at 10:14 PM on April 11, 2009 ...why not just install Ubuntu? The costs of Macs are not particularly out of line with the Windows world, and price cuts are available with minimal effort.posted by ardgedee at 7:27 AM on April 12, 2009 https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_install/dual-boot-blues-win-81-vs-win10tp-part-1/80cc774a-56e0-45c3-800e-d2b8c9706ccb The full retail version of Win98 costs more than the upgrade, but I think it's worth the money if you're performing a first-time installation.

Clint Woods (not verified) on Oct 19, 2000 I read John Ruley's Windows 2000 Pro: "Dual-Boot Blues" (April 2000), which sparked a few questions. I like it because if you screw up the configuration files you can still use the grub command line to boot your OS. Tried copying missing directories and dlls that might have been trashed. I decided to skip it and do as others said and ordered a new wireless card on eBay...which I will have to disassemble the NC10 to replace, by the way (not

The hard disk is partitioned with a 4GB partition for Windows 98 and the rest for Windows 2000 Professional. http://ask.metafilter.com/119261/DualBoot-Blues Boot into the stick. Search this Thread 02-25-2004, 09:03 PM #1 cahfoof LQ Newbie Registered: Feb 2004 Location: Princeton NJ Distribution: Mandrake 9.2 Posts: 2 Rep: Got the "L 99 99 99 ..." At the moment I am unplugging the power to which ever hard drive I dont want to use.

Advertisement Related ArticlesDual-Boot Blues 78 More Tips for Dual-Booting Win2K and NT 4.0 6 More Tips for Dual-Booting Win2K and NT 4.0 6 JSI Tip 4122. navigate here Once it was able give me the option to use the repair disk but eventually could start W2k. You'll need to override the default and complete a clean install. 2. Log In or Register to post comments jim (not verified) on Feb 1, 2004 Very helpful article.

If you are going to go through the trouble of making OSX run on non-mac hardware, why not just install Ubuntu?posted by b1tr0t at 10:05 PM on April 11, 2009 Rtimmel, I need to install Win98, because Polaroid doesn't have Win2k driver for their ColorShot USB printer. I've given away 1000 and 5000 away in previous giveaways - this time it'll just be 1000 though!PRIZES + WINNERSThere will be three prizes to win!First Place:500 !Won by:TiaziMossygreenSecond Places:250 each!Won http://tcdownload.org/dual-boot/windows-7-as-dual-boot-with-xp.html For expansions on the three basic rules, view the full rules page here.

Since I am an avid gamer i'd like to dual boot ME and 2000. Thus, you might want to know how to set up a dual-boot environment that lets you switch between Win2K Pro and Win98. I much prefer Linux anyway- it's really come a long way in the last couple years.

Then when I started from the Run it says; An application has attempted to directly access the hard disk, which cannot be supported.

No grub, no Windows boot, nothing. According to Gabe Newell, it's the future of PC gaming (as is SteamOS). Until I'm comfortable with Win2K and I'm sure that my hardware and software are compatible, having the option to dual-boot Win2K and NT 4.0 would be nice. How to Automate Advanced Restart Options for Dual-Boot Configurations Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 317995 - This article describes how to automate advanced restart options for dual-boot configurations.

Win2K now wipes it out! Does it work? I have replied to everyone's submission notes so far.>> The list of entries is HERE ! <this contact form caret-downclockcommentemailfacebookfeedgo-to-bottomgo-to-topheartlog-outmoonpencilsearch-whitetwittercoglistusermefi-shirtbracketed-plusdown-arrowhtml-bracket-lefthtml-bracket-rightslashtwo-linesboldclosehyperlinkicon_19502icon_248icon_299italicmedia1media2media4media5media7media8musicnote Ask MetaFilter querying the hive mind Log In Sign Up MetaFilter AskMeFi FanFare Projects Music Jobs IRL MetaTalk More Best Of Podcast Chat Labs Search MetaFilter… Menu Home FAQ About

Alternative MethodFollowing #3 I went back to the internet and found a different solution that is slightly different. To dual boot, the computer partition must be a file allocation table (FAT) partition and not a Windows NT file system (NTFS) partition. Added Dsk1: and used PartitionMagic8 to create partition D: in NTFS which occupies HALF of Dsk1:. I was just bothered by M$'s lack of sympathy and empathy for other OS users.

I quickly tried the old DOS trick--­fdisk /mbr--­ which was a long shot that didn't work. Strangely enough, the contents of the boot.ini file seem to be the same as before (when dual boot was working properly): [boot loader] timeout=30 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT="Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional" As an aside, vmware performance (which I also tried) is absolutely dismal -- it was completely unusable on my computer. Log In or Register to post comments Eric Paxton (not verified) on Jul 20, 2000 Mike, Your suggested use of Boot Manager to dual boot, might not be such a good

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