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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by water101, Jun 26, 2005.

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  1. water101

    water101 Thread Starter

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    I have a problem with 2 operating systems on my computer. I had to replace the hard drive and I could not find my xp disk so I installed 2000. I then found xp and installed it as a complete install not an upgrade. It is xp pro. Now when I start the computer it goes to a black screen asking which operating system I want to use XP or 2000. I want to get 2000 off and just run XP right from the start. Can I do it without reformatting and reinstalling XP?

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    Water
     
  2. Kenny94

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    U can Edit the boot.ini file.
    Right click My Computer. Click on Properties. Click on Advanced tab. Select Start up and Recovery settings. Near the top right of the dialog box click on Edit and remove the OS you do not need. And set the time shown to 0 seconds.

    You might also go into C: drive and check XP installation is in a WINNT folder, and see if Windows 2000 is in a Windows folder. If that the case U can also delete the Windows folder.
     
  3. water101

    water101 Thread Starter

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    Excellant worked like a charm.

    Thanks
     
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    Your welcome............ :D
     
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