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I recently installed xp black on my computer n now I have two operating systems running how do I get rid of the old one

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When you install a operating system and dont want both on your computer you format ur hard drive then install

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Can I scrub driver, get rid of vista and install my favorite which is XP home


One problem with downgrading operating systems is the risk of components not having drivers for the new os.
You might be able to check online to see if XP will run the drivers for your machine before trying it.

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I need a new Windows Vista for my computer.I have got computer with Windows XP but I would like to have Windows Vista. What I have to do ?


First changing computer opering systems is possible. A new Vista operating system has to be acquire from retails usually $200 value pack. Attempting the install new operating systems is achievable only may require expert to ascertian whether the old would have to be deleted to make way for new. usually inserting the new disk into disk drive should capture new effects. Unless any peculair encounters were experieced, the installation change is achievale. The reason to allow technicain to perform the changes is to gurantee againts any situations that may occur least repairable by computer neophyte. estimate the program changes of $200 to acquire new system program and technicains experts installation may have raised costs. Installations of systems are usually same rates $49. Several options available to acquriing computers that has XP systems. Recent computers are windows 7. However, the used devices computer retails may have functioning computers with XP systems. Also, simple, acquire another computer system unit that performs on windows XP to be pluged into the monitor screen to attain experinces. Whenever required, the computer sytem unit with XP is interchaged with the computer with Windows Vista. Ironicly, i have a computer with Vista and would also need to convert to XP though experiecing cost conditions. Consider exchanging computers with me.

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How to remove an operating system in a dual boot?


In Windows Xp, you can install two operating systems on the same hard disk of one computer.

Whether you have two copies of Windows Xp, or two different operating systems, then you end up with dual boot machine when you restart your Windows Xp computer.

Dual boot means, the system will give you a choice of two operating system. For example, if you have two Windows Xp copies A ans B, the prompt will offer you to choose A or B to boot from.

Also, dual boot machine can be used to have Windows Xp, and Linux O.S. installed on the same computer.

In the case where you have two windows Xp copies on the same hard disk, you will experience a slow performance in your system.

If you need to delete one Windows Xp copies, and leave only one, here is how you do it:

When you restart your system, and you get a choice of two operating systems, you should choose the one you want to keep installed on your machine.

Once the startup process is done, and your computer is ready to accept tasks to perform certain functions, you click on the "My Computer" icon and locate the hard disks, removable storage devices, and more.

In the hard disk box you should see two drive icons, like "C", "D". If the copy you installed later need to be cancelled, it must reside on the "D" part of the hard disk.

This is because the "C" is where you initial copy of the Windows Xp resides, and it is the one you want to keep installed as the only copy on your computer.

The way you should get rid of the "D" copy is to format the "D" part of the hard disk. just right click it, and choose format. This will delete the Windows Xp copy you don't need.

In summary, you can have two operating systems installed on your windows Xp machine, which will offer a choice of loading one of two operating systems.

The good thing is that you can cancel one, and leave the other, and your computer keeps running.

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My computer is not installing my photo impact 8.5


Photo impact pro as a software has compatibility requirements. For example, impact pro was invented during the times of windows Xp operating systems with Microsoft computers. Imply that, impact pro would hardly function with apple Mac computers. Since the Xp operating systems, computers have gone through design fronts of Windows Vista 1 & 2, and recently displaying Windows 7 on those acquired on the market over years ago. The most recent multimedia photo editor software's acquirable on the retail market have compartibilies with more recent computers. Alternately, performing a computer alteration may achieve installation capabilities. First, finding a computer still functioning on windows XP, millennium, 2000 or 1998 would make installation possible. However, sustain wearsomeness since windows 98 earlier years computers were least designed for multimedia capabilities as known with Photo Impact Pro 8.5. Second, a possibility of acquiring Windows Xp disk software on the retail market to replace the one on the computer would make impact pro installable. However like known of operating system software's, it is only possible to install the same operating system on an existing one on a computer as restoration purposes. If different software should be acquired like XP requesting installation on windows Vista or Windows 7, the entire hard disk drive has to be erased of media traces of the prior. Alerternately, a new operating system may be installed if only a new hard drive, memory cards were acquired to replace the prior on the computer to make possible installation of Photo Impact pro 8.5

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How do i find drivers for xp on vista pc?I recently purchased a toshiba A135-S4407. This pc has vista already installed and i am going to install xp, but i know that i need the drivers before i install...


I had the same problem. The problem you may run into, as I did, is that they may not have written drivers for your notebook components for XP yet.Best solution is to call technical support and have then give you the links to the individual drivers. <!-- from fixya rte -->

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Installing XP over vista


if your asking to install XP on top of vista.. if you do not like vista, then ur listening to your friends who have no idea what their talking about because its awesome and when windows 7 comes out youll be stunned...this is verry easy if you have XP disc ready, restart your computer you need to wipe ur hard drive to get rid of the old operating system, first save any thing you want thus wiping hard drive saves nothing.... techniquly its still there but ya....put in disc of XP and run the disc to install XP,. ACTIVATE IT AND WALA

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I have win xp and win 2000 on hard drive I need to remove 2000.


on windows xp the system will not freeze it will start warning you your out of disk space really the only way to get rid of windows 2000 and just use xp is to buy windows xp and install it fresh to compltly get rid of 2000 and the old verison of windows xp 

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I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop Having Issues


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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It appears that Service Pack 2 did not completely install. Try to boot into safe mode (F8 at startup). If you can, go to control panel, then add/remove programs. Scroll all the way down, select Windows XP Service Pack 2 and click "remove".

After it's removed, you will need to reboot, but the system should come up normally after that.

Hope this helps - please remember to rate :)

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You need to install Windows. You'll have to buy a Windows XP Home (preferably) installation CD with Certificate of Authenticity and 25-digit registration key. You'll put the CD in the drive and boot the machine, it should boot off the CD and start the Windows XP installation process. Once that is done, your computer should run perfectly.

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