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How to make two EIDE hard drives "Dual Boot"? WinDows XP?

By maxine10001 ·

I have two Dell desktops, each with a fully functioning EIDE hard drive, running Windows XP Professional SP3.

If I want to bring two hard drives together into one desktop, also make both visible and bootable on the Boot Menu. What do I have to do to make it work?

1. Change the jumper of the second drive into

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You'll need to install a third-party boot manager

by NickNielsen In reply to How to make two EIDE hard ...

Your other options are to physically make the desired drive the primary master or, if the BIOS recognizes both drives as active, use the boot menu to select the desired boot drive.

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