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Dual Boot Question

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#1 Celticsfan


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Posted 06 April 2008 - 10:19 PM

If I were going to dual boot a system and I set it up the following way, I put on server 2000 on my machine and used the first 3 gb for the OS, when I was done with that, I then used the rest of the HD space (5GB) on server 2003, would that cause the server 2003 drive to be a logical drive instead of a primary drive?

If that is the case, what should I have done to make that drive a primary drive before I installed server 2003?


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Posted 07 April 2008 - 05:42 AM

No, windows cannot be installed on logical disks. When you install 2003, it will create a new primary partition.

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Posted 07 April 2008 - 03:36 PM

Can others please verify this for me as well.

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Posted 09 April 2008 - 07:23 PM

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