Is it ok to mix fat16 and fat32 on same Windows 98 PC?

Fred176

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I have an existing Windows 98 machine whose fat16 drive has a bunch of partitions including the boot. I would like to add a second drive as a slave but format it as fat32. So I will need to enable large disk support (each drive is 80 GB). Just want to make sure that enabling large-disk support will not mess up the partitions on the original fat16 boot drive?
I have already installed the May 2000 fdisk.exe update to fix the addressing problem in the original Apr. 98 fdisk.exe. Any help/experience appreciated.
 
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It's no problem to add a drive and format it any way you want. You won't be doing anything to the other drive as long as you have the correct drive selected in FDISK.