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Solved: Uninstalling Windows 7 OS previous version

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  1. vinwin06

    vinwin06 Thread Starter

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    Hi All,

    I want to know how to unistall the old version Operating system available in my computer. I have installed new version of windows by modifying the Old OS in my PC. Now if i start my computer its showing two windows 7. So i just want to remove the old OS from my system.

    Please help me in this regard.

    Regards,

    Vinoth S.
     
  2. mel8again

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    What does Windows explorer say? One is called C:/Windows and the other is named C:/Windows.old? Just delete the file .old
     
  3. vinwin06

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    Thanks for the reply. If i delete the Windows old then i won't get two windows 7 while start up?

    If still there are windows 7 while start up what i need to do?
     
  4. mel8again

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    I would guess I am not understanding your question. Are you asked which one you want to log into on start up? My thought was you had reinstalled 7 in which case the old one would have been put into a file called windows.old.
     
  5. vinwin06

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    I just want to login into new windows 7 which was i installed now. but when system start up its showing two windows 7. That is the first one is new one installed now and the second one is installed earlier.

    I have folder called windows.old in my hard drive.

    My question is how can i remove the second windows 7 on start up?
     
  6. mel8again

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    The windows.old can just be deleted. Right click on the file and select delete from the menu and you will be good to go.
     
  7. vinwin06

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    Ya i deleted the folder, but still now during start up its showing two windows 7. How i can remove it.
     
  8. Lance1

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    If you want to edit the boot loader, the best and easiest way is to download EasyBCD Its a boot manager and with it you can remove the second Windows 7 on boot up. Just make sure to remove the right one!
     
  9. vinwin06

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    Thank you so much Lance i have remove the previous version. Now i did not get the two OS when boot up. Once again thanks for your help.

    Also thanks mel8again for your replies.
     
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    I believe you can modify in Msconfig under the boot tab as well

    Edit we cross posted..I see you have it solved
     
  11. vinwin06

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    Ya brett, but thanks for your response Brett.
     
  12. Lance1

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    Your welcome. Glade to help.
     
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