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Removing Extra Os

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#1 VariablePenguin


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Posted 22 April 2007 - 07:46 PM

I installed a copy of XP on my secondary hard drive in order to fix the main hard drive's problem. Now that I have finished, how do I delete the other windows copy from the Boot.ini file?

Here's what the Boot.ini file says:

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WIN="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

I want to only use XP Home Edition, but I don't know if I just delete the other or what.

Edited by VariablePenguin, 22 April 2007 - 07:49 PM.

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Posted 22 April 2007 - 09:21 PM

How to edit the boot.ini file in Windows XP: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289022
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#3 VariablePenguin

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Posted 23 April 2007 - 02:04 PM

I know HOW to edit it, I wanted to know what I should edit. I don't want another boot up error occuring.

Nevermind. I guess I should have read the whole thing. Thanks!

Edited by VariablePenguin, 23 April 2007 - 02:07 PM.

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