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Old 10-22-2004, 11:28 AM   #1
Echo Kilo
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Managing Multiple Partitions and OS's


I have 4 partitions on my hard drive:

1) Windows 98 (set as inactive)
2) Windows 2000 (ACTIVE)
3) Blank partition
4) Blank partition

So my computer will boot up into Windows 2000. Currently I use Paragon Partition Manager to change which one is active / inactive and then reboot.

What I think I would like to do is create another partition with a Boot Manger that will allow me to choose a partition during start up.

I was thinking of installing Mandrake 10 on Partition 3, but not sure if I should set the others to active / inactive during it's install or whether it would control the other partitions properly dur to how I have it partitioned.

Can anyone offer suggestions?
 
  


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