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Two windows vista in my PC

By accident I installed two times windows vista in my PC. How can I uninstall one of them?

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  • Jorge Lira Oct 19, 2008

    My PC has two partitions C and D. The partition D is named RECOVERY (D). In D apparently resides the duplicate Windows Vista installation. Isnt any danger formatting D? This RECOVERY disk contains the following subdirectories



    Program Files

    Program Data





    If I Format the RECOVERY disk I will lose those subdirectories.

    Thanks for your help and advice



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Hi lira,

Assuming that C: is the designated system drive, format F: to remove the
installation. Then, run msconfig and on the boot tab delete the entry that
it used to load the duplicate and/or 64-bit installation.


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  • anaanymous Oct 19, 2008

    Hi jorge, back up the recovery files to a data cd. confirm that files were copied and you should be all right. If they already exist on the recovery cd then you covered two ways. And, yes when format hdd you will lose everything, so make sure you have copies of the file/files you want to keep i.e. photos, documents etc...



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