5068Re: [NTO] Fresh install of WinXP home
- Nov 23, 2003Hi Jody,
On Sunday, November 23, 2003 at 17:58, Jody wrote:
> >I was wondering if it will actually run in the XP GUI ok. I was
> >thinking that it would not do that.
> PQMagic 5 will not run as a GUI in XP at all. I remember it would in
> like Win98, but you could just play with the buttons; it would not
> make any changes.
> >> > > You might not be able to run Win98 programs on it either. That
> >> > > is why I stick with FAT32 on some of my drives also so that I
> >> > > can run those programs.
> >> >
> >> > All your 98 apps should work fine with NTFS. The apps do not
> >> > really care how what filing system is being used.
> I think I said it wrong...
> >> > Sure you can convert back to FAT 32 but you need to use
> >> > something like Partition Magic.
> >> Maybe that is how I switch back since some of my Win9 progs
> >> would not run. I think we discussed this already, but I can
> >> only go by what happened to me. :)
> >I like NTFS ok. I switched to it and have not ever went back.
> I think I remember what happened to me. I partitioned a drive as NTFS
> and had my other physical drive partitioned as FAT32. It was that
> second drive that could not be seen when I booted up in WinXP which
> was on the first drive. Seems to me the logical drives were acting the
> same way. I know I had to fall back to FAT32 in order to see them.
The only thing I have here that is NTFS is the XP partition. XP can
read all the partitions.
If I boot to 98, now it cannot see the XP partition. But that is ok
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