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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by fevola25, Nov 21, 2006.

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  1. fevola25

    fevola25 Thread Starter

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    I have been given a computer, when I turn it on, it asks me which OS i want to use, windows 2000 or windows xp pro.

    Is there a way I can delete windows 2000 so as I only have the 1 OS ?
     
  2. Claymore

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    Hi,

    Go to Start => Run and type in msconfig
    Under the BOOT.INI tab click the 'Check All Boot Paths' button.
     
  3. fevola25

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    Hi, Ok, done that and it says 'It appears that all BOOT.INI lines for Microsoft operating system are OK.'
     
  4. ozrom1e

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    All that does i check all of the paths for operating systems. Since you already have two you will get a dual boot.

    What is going to have to be known is what drives the operating systems are on?

    If Windows 2000 is on drive C:\ then if you want to keep Windows XP a clean install would be in-store with formating what ever drive is the other OS first before doing the clean installation so you do not end up with a dual boot all over again.
     
  5. Claymore

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    Sorry fevola. I misread the post. :eek:
    ozromie has the right question.
     
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