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Swap Must be Used When Booting Operating Systems from Alternate Hard Drives

When booting the following versions of Microsoft Windows from a hard drive that is not hard drive 0 (HD0), the Swap option must be enabled on the boot item:

  • Windows 9x
  • Windows ME
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.x
  • Windows 10 

Enabling the Swap option may also be required on some newer versions of Linux.

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