Running ME & XP on the same machine

  TheGnome 19:15 19 Feb 07
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Does anyone have experience of having XP and ME on the same PC? I have ME at the moment, but would like to have XP as well. ME is on Drive C of course, and I have another physical drive of 80GB which is partitioned into 10GB and 70GB. I want to install XP on the 10GB partition. I would like to keep ME because I have several items which I don't want to get rid of but which are not going to work under XP. I would appreciate any comments, please.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:18 19 Feb 07

As long as your machine is capable of running XP then install to the 10G drive and XP will allow you to dual boot without problems.

  woodchip 19:27 19 Feb 07

If you XP on the Other Drive, Make sure it runs under Fat32 on you will not see the Partition in ME

  TheGnome 19:36 19 Feb 07

Thanks, both.
Youv'e got me a bit worried, Fruit Bat/\0/\, I think my PC should run XP, though its PIII is only 1GHz. I have 512MB of RAM and my ATA hard drives are 7200 rpm. Is there anything else to take into account?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:40 19 Feb 07

It will run it ok.

  TheGnome 12:05 20 Feb 07

Thank you, all. I shall buy XP and see what happens. Wish me Luck!

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