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By alvdy
Oct 14, 2007
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  1. Hello
    I was wondering if it was possible to install 3 seperate 320gb SATA harddrives (so not in RAID) and then install XP on all 3 and then triple boot?
    Cheers
    Allan
     
  2. MMDominator88

    MMDominator88 TS Rookie Posts: 152

    you would just have to configure the boot.ini to incorporate all the drives separately and state a boot wait time in order to pick your choice (pretty sure, not 100% sure though)
     
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,556   +301

    Yes, it can be done. You'll likely need drivers during the XP install for it to find your SATA drives.

    Once that is done, install to 1st drive. If its already installed there, then go ahead and install to second drive. Repeat for 3rd. XP during the setup will see there is already a Windows installation in the system, and will add information to the boot.ini as necessary.
     
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