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Deleting "Windows old " inVista Home Basic

I HAVE 23G.BITES OF HARD DRIVE TAKEN UP WITH "WINDOWS OLD" - (I had to reinstall windows), AND IVE TRIED TO DELETE THIS TO FREE UP THIS SPACE. HOWEVER IT TELLS ME I NEED PERMISSION. I HAVE TRIED OPERATING AS "ADMINISTER".- NO RESULT. CAN U HELP

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Hi,
You cannot delete windows just like this.You will have to use windows xp cd.and after booting from cd you will have to format the disk and install xp again.one more thing you should not delete any windows xp system files to create space.

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