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I HAVE LOAD VISTA HOME PRIEMIUM OVER XP PRO BUT WHEN IT BOOTS UP IT IS SHOWING TWO OPPSIONS XP & VISTA HOW DO YOU REMOVE THE OLD VRSION OF WINDOWS FROMM THE BOOT UP

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You will have to edit the boot. You can do this by right clicking on my computer select properties, then select the advanced tab, then select startup and recovery, you will then see the boot loader you will edit it by removing only the line that deals with windows xp. Make sure to copy the entire thing before you start so that if you have any problems you can at least set it back to the way it was. Warning if you remove more of the section than you are supposed to you may not be able to restart your machine at all. Hope this helps you.

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