win98 dual boot problem.

Posted on 2006-04-03
Last Modified: 2010-04-17
hello experts,
i was having windows98 and windows xp on my machine. due to some problem i had reinstall windows98. but now at boot time it does not ask me the option to start from windows 98 or from windows xp and simply starts from windows 98.
i think there is some problem related with MBR. how do i solve it.
will i have to run the setup of windows xp also ?
Question by:Gupi
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    by:Carl Tawn
    Probably. Win98 is pre multi-boot systems so doesn't play nicely with other OS's and simply re-writes the boot sector to suit itself.

    Author Comment

    Hello expets,
    i tried to solve this problem after reading some article.  
    which suggested some changes in boot.ini BUT it was very strange that i could not find boot.ini file in my c: drive from where windows 98 is running.
    where is boot.ini ?

    Author Comment

    and is there any third party software which can help in all this mess.
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