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2 copies of xp installed

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sammo, Oct 1, 2003.

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  1. sammo

    sammo Thread Starter

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    I just installed windows XP twice on the same HD. Everytime I boot my computer it asks which OS to boot. I would like to remove one, can anyone help me??

    Thanks, Sam
     
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  3. sammo

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    alright thanks
     
  4. sammo

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    I know it was just reviewed how to remove a dual boot. I just need one question answered.

    [boot loader]
    timeout=30
    default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
    [operating systems]
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect

    which one of those O/S should I remove? I can not tell which one is the one I use.
     
  5. ~Candy~

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    Restart the computer and choose the first one..........if it loads appropriately, restart again and choose the second one.......if it loads, just delete the second one ;)

    Of course if either don't load completely, then you've nailed it.


    In any event, please don't duplicate post....I'll merge both of your threads.
     
  6. sammo

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    yea but how do I know which one I'm deleting, the first or the second.
     
  7. ~Candy~

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    They are in order.

    You get the boot menu right?

    You can choose from the first one or the second one, correct?

    Test both and see if one fails.
     
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