5057Re: [NTO] Fresh install of WinXP home
- Nov 22, 2003On Saturday, November 22, 2003 at 13:31, Jody wrote:
> Hi mcmaier,I did not think Version 5 worked with XP??
> I must have missed Larry's post, but in short, you *do not* have
> to uninstall XP. Just leave enough room for PQMagic to work with.
> A few GB is plenty, but it depends on how big your drive is and
> where you want to split it. I think one of the reasons they call
> it PQMagic is because you can split drives containing data on it.
> I do it all the time and I only have v5.x.
>All your 98 apps should work fine with NTFS. The apps do not really care
> >Jody, thanks ever so much. I was unclear on my intentions I
> >think. I will be getting a NEW computer with 2 drives, and
> >that's what I want to partition. This one has had 3 Win98
> >reinstalls, and I don't want to do any more with it.
> >However, I understand there is an "Adminsitrative Tools" function
> >that allows partitions. I'll look into that and see if I can
> >manage not to botch up anything. I'd like to use PM for the
> >second drive and I need to find out if that can be put on after
> >or before the OS is partitioned manually. Larry's suggestion
> >seems to be to put in on before.
> Yes, just split the drive with XP installed. If you want data off
> the old drive (FAT 32) I suspect, you might not want to format
> the drive using NSTS or whatever that is. You can convert the
> drive later if you want (I think). <g> Just look that up in
> Windows Help. I don't think you can switch back to FAT32, but I'm
> not sure. Windows XP explains it. If you want us to copy the Help
> file on it, I'm sure somebody will. (You might not be able to run
> Win9 programs on it either. That is why I stick with FAT32 on
> some of my drives also so that I can run those programs.
how what filing system is being used.
Sure you can convert back to FAT 32 but you need to use something like
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