Solved

installation of W 2000

Posted on 2004-04-01
6
106 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
Would it be possible to install W2K on a PC leaving the existing Windows ME and all the rest intact? There is enough space on the HD.
Thanks in advance
Keith
0
Comment
Question by:keithbraithwaite
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Luc Franken
Comment Utility
Hi keithbraithwaite,

If you have more than one harddisk, or more than one partition. Just install windows 2000 on the other partition/drive. A bootmenu will be automatically created.

Greetings,

LucF
0
 

Author Comment

by:keithbraithwaite
Comment Utility
... and if there isn't already a second partition? Can I create one without reformatting and without losing all the existing data?
Keith
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
Luc Franken earned 200 total points
Comment Utility
keithbraithwaite,
Here's a list of tools that can split up partitions on the fly: http:Q_20753065.html
0
How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

 

Author Comment

by:keithbraithwaite
Comment Utility
I'll have a look at all those tools. Thanks.
At first sight they seem to talk about extending existing partitions rather than actually creating two on an existing non-partitioned hard disk without losing existing data.

I've had a long look at the article on creating a double boot as well. Thanks for all that.

I'll let you know if anything works
All the best
Keith
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Luc Franken
Comment Utility
Ok, good luck ;-)
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Luc Franken
Comment Utility
Glad to help :)

LucF
0

Featured Post

Why You Should Analyze Threat Actor TTPs

After years of analyzing threat actor behavior, it’s become clear that at any given time there are specific tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that are particularly prevalent. By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program.

Join & Write a Comment

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Marketing can be an uncomfortable undertaking, especially if your material is technology based. Luckily, we’ve compiled some simple and (relatively) painless tips to put an end to your trepidation and start your path to success.
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…

744 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now