Dual Booting Windows 2000 and NT

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

Multi-Booting Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 95/98, and MS-DOS

Setting Up Dual Boot After Installing Windows NT

How to Dual Boot Windows 98 and Windows NT 4.0 with FAT16 or NTFS Volumes

Creating a dual-boot system with Windows NT and Windows 95/98

Dual-Booting Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 on NTFS Partitions

Preparing For Dual Boot with Windows 2000 Professional

Multibooting with Windows 2000

Dual booting Windows 2000 is easier than you think

Mastering Multibooting Madness

Cannot Dual-Boot DBCS and SBCS Versions of Windows 95/98

From Windows 2000, you can select which OS will be default by editing the boot.ini (as in NT4) or by right clicking and selecting

My Computer / Properties / Advanced / Startup and Recovery / Set Default operating System pulldown

In a dual boot situation (or you install Windows NT on to NTFS partitions created by Windows 2000), you must be aware that Windows 2000 NTFS supports capacities unavailable to the Windows NT NTFS. Windows NT SP4 or later can function in the dual boot environment but the Windows NT chkdsk or autochk.exe can not repair the Windows 2000 NTFS. An attempt to run the Windows NT chkdsk against the new NTFS will result in

Err Msg: This Drive Cannot Be Checked with this Version of ...

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