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Installation of two or more operating system in 1 hard drive

by bindinkosi / November 23, 2005 2:29 PM PST

I just want to know if is possible to install two or more operating system in 1 hard drive without partitioning the hard drive.

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Not a good concept
by king guru / November 23, 2005 2:42 PM PST

Its not a bad thing to have more than one OS on your hard drive, providing your HD is large enough to cater for the needs of both or all OS's. But not partitioning isn't an option and I would wonder what reason you would have to not partition.

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It can be done, but...
by thought_stazi / November 23, 2005 7:42 PM PST

Why? Partitioning is a great way to keep the two operating systems apart.

Also, this can only be done with operating systems such as Linux/*BSD, and Windows of the NT line, so NT, 2000 and XP. Windows95, 98, 98SE, and Me will NOT work. Windows 3.1 might, and it's been so long since I installed DOS, I can't honestly say for sure, but I don't think so.

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