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Windows 7: Simultaneous Operating Systems

06 Nov 2009   #21
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

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Sure, Ted. I'll let you know. It might be a while though as I am considering starting from scratch and installing the OSes into their own individual partitions. Before I do that, I need to ensure that I have got the latest Sevice Packs for them, all the latest drivers for my hardware and, in the case of XP, a floppy containing the drivers for the storage controller as I am going to be using RAID0 again. Whatever happens, it should be an interesting experience.

Thanks, just post back at this thread as I'll keep an eye on it.
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06 Nov 2009   #22
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

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As the title says, I am curious as to how many OSes people have installed at the same time on a single machine. Currently, I have 4, but I hope to increase that to 7 by installing Ubuntu 9.10 32-bit and 64-bit and also XP Professional 32-bit (when I get round to it, that is).
How big is your HD?
I have 2 500GB drives arranged as a single RAID0 array, giving me 1TB.
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06 Nov 2009   #23
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
As the title says, I am curious as to how many OSes people have installed at the same time on a single machine. Currently, I have 4, but I hope to increase that to 7 by installing Ubuntu 9.10 32-bit and 64-bit and also XP Professional 32-bit (when I get round to it, that is).
How big is your HD?
I have 2 500GB drives arranged as a single RAID0 array, giving me 1TB.
Nice. How many GBs do you give each OS?
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06 Nov 2009   #24
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

At the moment, I have it divided as follows:
Simultaneous Operating Systems-capture.png


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06 Nov 2009   #25
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

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At the moment, I have it divided as follows:
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No Server 2008?! LOL.
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06 Nov 2009   #26
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Some of my office programs dont work with win7. So Im now dual booting 7 with XP.
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