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Old 10-26-2002, 03:12 PM
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Default How can i seperate two opereating systems on same comp

I was just wondering how i could keep my work stuff away from my son's online gaming habits as he has from time to time downloaded a virus.
I don't know if you can have 2 win98se on same computer but how else can i have two seperate operating systems without seeing each other.

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Old 10-28-2002, 08:28 PM
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You can do this by making 2 partitions on the hard drives, install 2 instances of 98 se onto each of these partitions.
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Old 10-28-2002, 08:33 PM
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the key here is "seeing each other"

I have an idea (just pulling this off the top of my head here)

Install Win98 on one partition (formatted fat32) - make this the partition for your son to game on

Install Win 2000/XP on the other partition (formatted NTFS) - make this partition for you

Since Win98 can't read NTFS partitions, your stuff won't get infected (Unless the virus infects the boot record, or CMOS)
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