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Help how to remove old boot of winxp prof, in win7prof, please i was using windows xp ,then the other day i was installing xp on top of the other because the computer was affected, then the system drive was full then it asked me weather i want install to the 2nd hardrive then i accept, and it install to another hardrive ,so now the winxp boot is still in but im using win7pro, and i now boot manually, so help how can i delete old boot of winxp?

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Open "RUN" then type "msconfig"
Click on "Boot", choose which one of OS you want to delete and then click "Delete".
After that, click Ok to apply settings

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It's very easy. You can switch SATA mode from AHCI to IDE (in Bios) and install XP, or leave AHCI mode, with 'nLite' integrate AHCI drivers into XP installatin files, burn and install... Drivers are not problem, just search in google, even ePower tools are working.

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Go to.
Control Panel > System > Advanced > Start Up and Recovery > Settings. near the top of the window you will see Default operating system, just select the one you want to stat first and delete the other.

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SOURCE: BOOT.INI deleted. How to re-create this file?

Hi,
That's not a virus. Boot.ini is a default file needed for Windows OS to boot.
Fortunately, you can recreate the boot.ini files

This is a sample of the above Boot.ini file with a previous installation of Windows 2000 on a separate partition. [boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINNT="Windows 2000 Professional" /fastdetect

Simple way to add operating system on a separate partition:
At the command prompt, type: bootcfg /copy /d Operating System Description /ID# Where Operating System Description is a text description (e.g. Windows XP Home Edition), and where # specifies the boot entry ID in the operating systems section of the BOOT.INI file from which the copy has to be made.

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