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#1 theSoStyled

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Posted 30 January 2009 - 10:24 AM

I have two XP Pro operating systems on my computer and want to remove the one I'm not currently using. Whenever I boot up the computer I get the option to choose from the two. I've formated the other two hardrives (E,D) but the other operative system is still there, on C: as I still get the option to choose from two operative systems at boot. How do I find the second windows XP and get ridd of it?

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 30 January 2009 - 10:55 AM

Hi :thumbsup:.

Well...let's understand that there are two different reflections of an operating system.

a. One is the boot options presented at login...which may or may present actual installed O/Ses.

b. The other is the actual installed O/S resident on a given partition.

It seems to me that you are telling us that you had two O/Ses installed....deleted the partition which one of those was one...yet you still see that you have two O/Ses to choose from when you initially boot.

This happens and is easily taken care of. Try the following: Removing the invalid entries from Boot.ini - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/bootopt.htm

Louis




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