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I have to window xp pro x64 installations on the

I have two window xp pro x64 installations on the same partition. How do you remove or uninstall one of the os installations so there is only one os on the partition?

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You can edit the boot.ini and remove the unwanted windows option then delete it's directory. the best option is to format the hard drive and reinstall windows since doing the above mentioned option will leave remnants of the othe OS. best if only one OS in in a partition. if you need to dual boot, install other OS in a separate partition.

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You can delete one OS from registery.
go to my computer properties > Advance > startup & recovery settings > edit. here you can find two OS registery. now you can remove one OS registery.

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