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    Default Operating Systems - choice - simultaneous or alternative

    Operating Systems - choice - simultaneous or alternative

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    Respected Gurus and dear friends,

    I always have used one HARD DISK with two partitions....running windows xp

    Now i have also added one extra harddisk with again two partitions using windows server 2000...

    Now problem is that currently what i do is depending on which one i want to use; i change BIOS settings at time of machine start by kepping press DEL so that it takes me to BIOS settings and there i choose one out of two hard disks...by modifying boot priority settings...

    I was wondering is it possible to have (say) a screen which gives me option to choose any one from BOTH hard disk instead of changing BIOS settings everytime i start my machine....

    Any idea / suggestion/ solution/ guide would be more than appreciated....

    Thanks

    Sunando

    sunandoghosh at rediffmail dot com

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    Yes - right-click on My Computer in Windows XP and choose Properties.
    Go to the Advanced tab and choose the system startup settings. Click the Edit button to edit the startup file. (BOOT.INI)

    BE CAREFUL WHEN EDITING THIS FILE.

    Take a look at the instructions provided on Microsoft's site:
    http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;289022

    That should get you started. I suggest comparing the Boot.ini that XP uses and the one that 2000 uses.
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