Win2k Installation

Discussion in 'Computers and The Internet' started by Ebene, Jan 3, 2005.

  1. Ebene

    Ebene Mountaineer

    When I put in my Win2K setup disk a thing pops up saying the setup feature will be disabled because my currect version of Windows (XP) is newer than 2K; everything else works fine. So then I try to boot from the CD drive and when it says "press any key to boot from cd drive..." I press a random key and it freezes...

    Help? :(
     
  2. xaosflux

    xaosflux Sysop Lifetime Supporter

    You will need to format your drive or create a dual boot environment, this should be possible when booting from cd, are you able to boot from other cd's?
     
  3. Ebene

    Ebene Mountaineer

    yeah i can boot from win98
     
  4. Trotsky311

    Trotsky311 Hip Forums Supporter HipForums Supporter

    are you trying to dual boot, or trying to kill xp and put on 2k?

    i love a good win98 disk for some dirty fdisking (except for ntfs) and some formatting
     
  5. Ebene

    Ebene Mountaineer

    im just tryin to make it so i have 2 OS's available

    on my secondary hdd i changed it to primary to see if that would work but still didnt, maybe its because i still have some files on that hdd?

    i always thought ALL OS installation disks had a option to reformat then install
     

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