2 windows xp pro on 1 pc,how do i remove 1

  nikef 21:26 18 Nov 2008


i was given this old pc,no name

when i boot up i get a screen asking me to choose

which OS i would like ,they are both xp pro

the first 1 i choose boots up great,but very slow

the second one comes up with an error and does not load

i would like to remove this 1,but i don't have a clue how to do it

also by moving the OS that does not work will it make the other OS a bit more faster to run

thanks for reading

  lotvic 21:50 18 Nov 2008

Before you do anything download SIW standalone click here
This is a system information tool that will give you the product key that you will need if you have to reinstall. It will be in 'Secrets' folder in the report.

  woodchip 21:58 18 Nov 2008

A better way if they both Have there own Drive letter is, Buy Acronis True Image the Burn a Image of each Drive letter Then flatten the Drive by removing Partitions from DOS screen then reload one of the Images to see if it works If not clear it off again and load the working Image. This would then be your Restore Disc. You do need another Partition or Drive to Copy the Image's to when You create them

  nikef 22:00 18 Nov 2008


will download it now.

  darrenrichie 22:07 18 Nov 2008

click here

This may help

  nikef 22:15 18 Nov 2008

Thanks woodchip
i am not sure if they do have there drive letter

how do i get another partition?

i do not have an spare drive to copy it to

  nikef 22:17 18 Nov 2008



i realy need to move the extra os as its slowing down the pc.

  woodchip 18:09 19 Nov 2008

Right Click on My Computer\Manage\Disc Manager Check what drive letters you have

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