have 2 hard drives have xp on both home and pro how can i dual boot

By timeout-taffy
Dec 1, 2005
  1. have 2 hard drives xp on both pro and home.
    but how can i choose which one loads on in start up ( bios screen)
  2. PanicX

    PanicX TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 669

    you'll need to edit the boot.ini file of the system that loads on default already.
    I'd recommend backing up the file first before modifying it. Its just good practice.

    Then check the configuration of the file and duplicate the line that points to your OS installation in the [operating systems] section; modify it to point to the other OS.

    You can also set the default OS on the "default= " line under [boot loader]

    For more info Read this. (
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