Buy Partition Magic and partition your HD like this:> I wanted to install three OSs on my brand new hard drive. The size is
> only 40 GB. I wish to install the following OSs:
> 1. Win XP Pro,
> 2. Win 98SE, and
> 3. Linux (either Red Hat 9 or Mandrake Linux 9.1)
> I'll be using Windows most of the time. I'll be using Linux just for
> educational purposes.
> I also want the Win XP and Win 98SE to be able to share files between
> them. Most of the programs/applications that I will use will be run
> under windows.
> What should I do first? Which OS will I install first?
> What file system will I use?
> How will I do the disk partitioning? How much will I allot for each
5GB primary - FAT32 for Win98
5GB primary - NTFS for WinXP
5GB primary - set aside for Linux
25GB extended - with logical drives 10GB FAT32, 10GB NTFS and 5GB set aside
Now go to a Windows forum for help installing Windows. When those are
working as you want them, come back here for help installing your choice of