Dual operating system for HP laptop

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Boot manager
Dual booting
HP Pavilion
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Vista
I have purchased HP Pavillion lapto.Product code DV5-1002au. Operating system at a time of purchasing is windows Vista Basic. Now I want to use Windows 2003 server on my laptop.Is it possible to use Dual operating system on my laptop. Or is it possible to use another external Hard Disk & then use windows 2003 server on windows vista basic. If possible kindly give the answer.if not possible kindly suggest me any other solution to use another operating system along with Windows vista. Thanks.

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hi .. dear . .yes you use the dual operating system but .my advise is ..you use VMWARE to different operating system this will work very fast .. and good for laptop ..

take care of your self ..
Allah hafiz

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  • 28975089
    My doubt is that my laptop is not supporting any other operating system like windows xp or windows 2003 server. So as u said to use VMWARE to use different operating system is it possible??? where can i get this VMWARE software?? Also what is cost of this software tool???? My laptop code is HP PAVILLION DV5-1002 AU. Kindly help me???? Thanks, Regard's
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  • carlosdl
    "VMware Server is a hosted virtualization platform that installs like an application on any existing server hardware and partitions a physical server into multiple virtual machines. " VMware server is free. Download VMware Server 2.0 here
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  • Kevin Beaver
    You can get VMWare Workstation for relatively cheap...or try Virtual PC downloadable from here.
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  • Cristingarnet
    hi i also made my lop top dual operating system one is window 7 starter and the other window ultimate.. will my loptop will distroy if i use two os..what will be a good advice about this. pls reply as soon you recieve this message
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  • Subhendu Sen
    @Cristingarnet, I think it will not harmful for ur laptop. If u have enough RAM and fast cpu speed (hope so) then u may continue ur work as usual. Just take care about viruses. Install good Anti-Virus and configure firewall correctly. Enjoy !
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  • carlosdl
    Cristingarnet, is there some feature you have in the starter edition that is not present in the ultimate edition ? Although your machine will certainly work with this dual boot configuration, my recommendation would be to have these two OSes only if you really need them both.
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