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Removing win98 from dual boot win98/2k

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Todman, Jan 15, 2002.

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  1. Todman

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    I am wondering if anyone has an opinion about the best way to remove windows 98 from my C drive and convert to windows 2000.

    Here's the details.
    I originally had win98 installed in my C drive and then installed win 2000 on my D drive. I now run in win2k solely and am running out of space on my C drive. I have also run into a few problems that look like they might be related to the dual boot configuration.

    Anyway since I don't want, need, or use 98 I want to remove it and run solely with win 2k.

    The options I am considering are:
    - Remove win 2k from D drive, and then reinstall win 2k over 98 and reformat the C drive to be NTFS for better security etc. This looks messy and prone to error.
    - Install win 2k over win 98 and reformat C drive without removing the D win 2k installation. Then reformat the D Drive to get rid of win2k. I would do this using the win2k 4 3.5 floppy installation disks and the win2k CD.

    I realize I will need to reinstall all my current applications and drivers but I believe that is a fact of life when doing this type of thing.

    Any suggestions as to which is better or what the best procedure is?
     
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  3. Dan O

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    Buck, Nice find.

    It should be the last line in the BOOT.INI file just delete it.

    i.e.
    C:\="Microsoft Windows 98"
     
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    Dan O

    Sometimes you get lucky at the Knowledge Base :) sometimes you don't :(

    buck
     
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