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I have two os on my computer, how do i delete one of them?

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  • Nesimi Arici Sep 26, 2009

    um, i have 2 windows xp on 2 portions, i want to delete the portion that i dont use, if i click on the other one it says file is corrupt, because that is from another installation, i want to delete the portion i never use,...will deleting that portion make my computer any faster? becasue i have Intel Core2 Duo CPU E8400 @ 3.00GHz, with 4 gig ram and its not that fast ank keeps not responding. any suggestions

  • Mike Blyth May 11, 2010

    You need to be more specific. Which two operating systems do you have, in which order were they installed, and which one do you want to remove?

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Each OS will have its own partition. When the computer starts enter the Bios and choose to boot to cdrom. With your OS disk in the cddrive let the disk load and it will show your two partitions. Highlight the OS partition you wish to remove and choose delete, it will have you confirm by choosing the ``L`` key . the partition will be deleted , just exit and reboot the computer.

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I'm no expert but try the following and use your best judgement. Click "START", click on "RUN", type in msconfig, click OK, click Boot.ini.

Under [operating systems] it should list the OS's you have installed. If two show, click on (high light) the one you want to delete (not use) and delete it.
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Hi,
u can do it simply following these steps that r given in this web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888023

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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