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I have a Dell Inspiron 1100 Laptop, It had Windows 2000 on it, but I just installed Windows XP, during the install I deleted all partitions and then formated the hard drive. Well when I turn on the computer it asks me what operating system do I want to run Windows 2000 or Windows XP. I don't think that there are 2 opereating systems installed on the computer still, but I want to know how to get rid of that question on boot up. The windows XP install works just fine.

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...go to control panel...double click system....click advanced....click startup and recovery setting....look to the system startup then uncheck "Time to display list of operating system"....then click OK and click apply.......that will solve the problem you have

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You need to not delete the partion but you need to do a format on your HD (harddrive) to basically remove EVERYTHING. What you did was just installed a second windows onto your computer.

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