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adambcohen

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I do not know if this is possible or not, but I think it should be. This is what I have; I have taken a computer and installed win xp on a 160gb hard drive and can boot from it. Now, I would like to take a 2gb hard drive which has win 95 on it and boot from that too. There has to be a way to do this. When the computer boots up to choose between the two. If anyone knows of a way please let me know.
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You need to add lines to the system/hidden file called BOOT.INI which will then cause a menu to be displayed every time you boot your PC, so you can choose which OS to run. This may help:

http://vlaurie.com/c...les/bootini.htm
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WOW!!! That is great and it is what I was looking for. Please, bare with me I am going to give it a try and I will get back to you.
Thank You So Much.
Adam
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which boot.ini, though? there are two seperate hard drives, therefor two boot.ini files...
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well...to answer that question dragon...which drive is the system booting to by default (the answer SHOULD be the one that's set as the master on the primary ide controller...).. as that would be the instance of windows that you would want to be modifying as it's the one that is accessing the boot sector..
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