Win98 dual boot - about to upgrade to XP Pro

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paul_w

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Hi

I currently have a dual booting system with win98 as both OS's, this is due to my need to have more than one version of IE installed.

I set my system up with Partition magic and bootmagic. Currently I switch between OS's using bootmagic and have a small installation of win98 (1.2 Gb partition) which I would like to keep when upgrading my main installation of win 98 (10Gb partition). Both of these are on the C drive partition.

I intend to reformat the 10Gb partition before installing XP on it, however the bootmagic program is installed on that drive, will this cause me any problems, will I just be able to go ahead and reformat my main C partition install XP and still access the 1.2 GB win 98 partition using the bootmagic rescue disk?

Thanks for any advice
Paul
 

Qumahlin

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technically you should have no need for bootmagic, once you install XP you can set it up to dual boot to 98 without any of that crap :)
 

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