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ask about division hardisk
Posted 14 February 2009 - 03:54 AM
Question on the subject of the division of hard disk I have already install win xp on hard disk and this active and set primary partisan
now I wanna install win 7 i'm put partisan size 70GB NTFS primary or set partisan Logical
1-win xP already install
NTFS 70GB primary Or put logical
Divide the hard disk
right or wrong
Posted 14 February 2009 - 04:23 AM
Posted 14 February 2009 - 04:59 AM
just set logical partition for share file
can give me over explain about this topic or any toturils talk about partition primary and logical becuase I wanna installs xp and win7 and linux I don't know what frist setup os
Posted 14 February 2009 - 05:39 AM
Windows installs only on primary active partition, regardless it's C or D or Z for that matter. You have to set the second partition PRIMARY ACTIVE.
Well NO, at least unless Windows 7 (and just Windows 7) has dramatically changed.
Windows NT/2K/XP/2003 boot files (NTLDR/NTDETECT.COM/BOOT.INI) or Vista/2008 (BOOTMGR/BCD) need normally to be on a Primary partition (unless a boot manager is used) but OS can be installed to a Logical Volume inside Extended allright.
Besides, it is also possible to make a Logical Volume inside Extended "behave" as a Primary partition, by fixing the bootsector.
Posted 14 February 2009 - 09:25 AM
thank you alot
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