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how do i delete duplicate operating systems

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by dwspinks, Sep 30, 2003.

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  1. dwspinks

    dwspinks Thread Starter

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    I reinstalled XP Pro to another directory and now I have two installed. How do I delete the original operating system in the Windows folder. It tells me it is a system folder and will not let me delete it.

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    Donald Spinks
     
  2. JenniferLore

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    You should be able to delete the folder unless some of your programs are using it.

    If you are using a FAT32 file system use a Dos boot disk to access the command prompt and delete the folder from there.

    If you are using NTFS then use the recovery console to delete it.
     
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