Harddrive

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by jsema, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. jsema

    jsema Guest

    I have a 500gb Seagate hdd & it has 2 equal partitions on it .They are both
    logical.I need to know if a OS will install on first logical drive or will
    that drive have to be converted to a primary & if so please give me a step
    by step for doung so
     
    jsema, Feb 8, 2009
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  2. jsema

    philo Guest

    "dadiOH" <> wrote in message
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    > jsema wrote:
    >> I have a 500gb Seagate hdd & it has 2 equal partitions on it .They
    >> are both logical.I need to know if a OS will install on first
    >> logical drive or will that drive have to be converted to a primary &
    >> if so please give me a step by step for doung so

    >
    >
    > So you have another drive, primary, that has an OS on it? In that case,
    > yes, you can put XP or a member of that OS family (not Win9x) on a logical
    > partition (either of the two) and wind up with a dual boot computer.
    >
    > If that isn't the case, change the drive using whatever you used to
    > partition it initially. Disk management in XP can be used...first delete
    > the partitions then recreate making one primary.
    >
    > It would help if you said what OS you are using, what OS you want to
    > add(?) and what it is you want to wind up with.
    >
    >



    Good point.
    My previous posting did not take into account...that possibility
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    philo, Feb 8, 2009
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