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Old 10-05-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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Ok. I would like to have 3 operating systems XP, Vista and 7 on one computer. I have 2 HD's on my computer. I will put Xp on my 70GB HD and that will work fine. When I use gparted live to partition off my 500 GB hd into 2 separate partitions do i make them as secondary partitions and format as ntfs? I am not sure so if someone could point me in the right direction I would appreciate it.

I am using gparted live.

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All partitions you wish to boot from will have to be primary partitions. You can have up to four primary partitions per physical disk.
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thx. Appreciate it.
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If you are planning on installing the three OSes you listed, then make sure you install them in this order: XP, Vista, 7. Way less headaches that way...
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