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HOW DO YOU INSTALL A SECOND OS ON A SLAVE DRIVE. I AM RUNNING WINDOWS XP HOME EDITION. I WANT TO INSTALL WINDOWS 98 SECOND EDITION ON A SLAVE DRIVE DISC. SOME PROGRAMS I HAVE WILL NOT WORK ON XP.


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You cannot install 98 directly on your system slave drive, but there is a way to install it.

1) disconnect your primary drive
2) make your slave drive as primary.
3) install 98
4) Connect your actual primary drive again and start your system

XP records your mac id of your motherboard and 98 does not records, the other way is, you can install both the OPS on your one primary drive by creating different partitions, you will need to full format your drive first.

1) Full format your primary drive.
2) Create partitions.
3) Install 98.
4) Install XP in different drive of your same hard disk

You will be able to see both your OPS when you start your system.
It would be best to have a working install of 98 with all the programs you use, and then upgrade that to xp. This type of upgrade retains the use of your older programs. \015\012\011Have your slave preloaded w/98. and bootable with all the drivers in place for the curent setup, before you try a dual boot, make sure it has drivers for your CD/dvd, that will be an important issue.  Find a boot loder program such as EasyBCD by NeroSmart Ind. Install that onto the XP side, back up your XP bootstrap. Then install the slave and run the easyBCD from xp to setup the menu and reboot into 98. 
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