> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
> Behalf Of Mike
> Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 7:54 PM
> To: Mark S. Adams, P.E.; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [TRLog] XP and DOS Now Play Nicely Together
> It wasn't quite clear to me from your post whether or not you
> installed the DOS partition before or after you installed XP.
> If I can add a DOS partition on top of an existing XP OS
> using PM, that would be great. Were you able to do this,
> or did you install PM first and then install XP and DOS on
> top of it?
You can do it either way. PM gives you a totally independent partition so it
dos not matter what order you do it, if you have the space.
> Mike, W4EF...............
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark S. Adams, P.E." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 08, 2002 12:26 PM
> Subject: [TRLog] XP and DOS Now Play Nicely Together
> > Gang,
> > After a few postings earlier this year trying to get help with
> running TR
> > under XP, and getting no where, I resorted to buying a copy of Partition
> > Magic. It lives up to its name.
> > If you recall, my then new Dell laptop came with XP
> preinstalled. Numerous
> > attempts to delete XP were met with failure. Even my IT guy could not
> > it! (I planned on stating with a clean disk and loading DOS and
> Win98 with
> > dual boot.) Since I could not get the keying or rig control to
> work in XP
> > went with Partition Magic. So now my hard drive has a 500MB FAT
> > with DOS, a 2Gig FAT32 patition for Win98SE and a 7Gig NTFS patition for
> > XP. All done on the fly with NO DATA LOSS, very cool.
> > Boot Magic even lets me select the operating system at startup.
> Booting to
> > DOS takes all of about 6 seconds with my 900MHz machine.
> > So, if you have an XP machine and are having troubles, you
> might consider
> > Partition Magic. Did I mention that it is on sale this week at CompUSA?
> > Naturally, the usual fine print and disclaimers are included here, yada
> > yada....
> > Oh, the learing curve for the software is a bit steep. You will likely
> > a few hours to make this work.
> > 73,
> > Mark K2QO
> > Mark S. Adams, P.E.
> > University at Buffalo
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