Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > General Discussions > Tech Talk
Reload this Page >

Need info on partitioning

Tech Talk Discuss PC Hardware, Software, Internet and Other Technology

Need info on partitioning

Old 06-18-02, 04:16 PM
  #1  
DVD Talk Special Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: USA
Posts: 1,246
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Need info on partitioning

i just got a program but it doesn't work on windows xp. it won't install. it will work in 98/ME. i have windows xp home edition on my comp. could someone point me to a good site that gives me instructions on how to partition xp so i can also have windows me on it also. i have two hard drives in the comp also if that helps. thanks.
Old 06-18-02, 04:46 PM
  #2  
DVD Talk God
 
twikoff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Right Behind You!!!
Posts: 79,495
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
why would you also want winme on it?

btw.. which program do you have, that wont install
Old 06-18-02, 06:35 PM
  #3  
DVD Talk Special Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: USA
Posts: 1,246
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
i use to have windows me on the comp (i dont have 98).

it is a game called ninja swamp x and when i try to install it says it won't install on a windows nt machine (but i have xp). so i read the instructions and it says works on windows 98, but i don't have 98, so i was going to try w/ me.
Old 06-19-02, 04:25 AM
  #4  
New Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 16
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Have you tried compatability mode under Win XP?
Old 06-19-02, 12:09 PM
  #5  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Posts: 1,100
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
So it sounds like you're going to create a dual-boot computer? Be very careful - doing it this way (NT/200/XP installed first, 95/98/ME installed afterwards on a second partition) can often lead to the XP partition not booting anymore.
It is always recommended to do 98/ME first, then NT/XP.

Unfortunately, this would require you to completely kill your drive and start over from scratch with BOTH operating systems. Unless someone around here has a better idea......?
Old 06-19-02, 03:03 PM
  #6  
DVD Talk Special Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: USA
Posts: 1,246
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Originally posted by DravenCFH
Have you tried compatability mode under Win XP?
how do i do that?

Professor Frink - yes i thought i had read that . i think that i'll just face the fact that i won't be playing the game on my machine. i don't want to risk losing anything and don't want to backup all my files on both drives.

thanks for the info !

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.