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Hi, I have an old computer with windows XP installed, so Im trying to add windows 98se along side windows XP so I can use windows 98 for programs that need a quick system.

I partition the drive and install windows 98, now I have 2 problems.

I can live with problem 1, which is that I dont get asked "What windows would you like to boot?", and so I have to activate the partition I want to use manually using fdisk... Which is tiring.

The second more important problem Im having is that, whenever I want to use windows XP, it starts up some kind of scan disk and changes alot of things. After the scan, windows 98 will no longer work, I think it destroys the FAT32 thing AND the windows 98 system files.

Is there away to disable the scan so that it doesnt destroy windows 98?

Please and thank you in advance.
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first problem :- solution is to use master boot record .this is free utilty .just install it and configure it.
then at time of boot it wud ask you whether you wanna start 98 or XP

second problem :-

you can skip scanning by pressing Esc key at time when first screen come on computer
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