how to remove dual boot

  Rogerfredo 22:26 20 May 2004
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I recently upgraded to XP from ME, and the new operating system automatically formed a dual boot system.
This worked fine until I upgraded my mainboard.
I have got XP working, but when I try to boot to ME, I get all sorts of problems.
I would like to remove ME and the dual boot option, and just retain XP.
Is there a simple way to do this without reinstall?

  SANTOS7 22:32 20 May 2004

click here hope this helps,good luck

  Charence 22:35 20 May 2004

1. Insert either ME or XP setup disc and boot using them just like when you install or format system.

Once everything is loaded follow the install instructions AS IF you are going to install. You should then see a page with the Partitions, you should then be able to delete the partition and if you want, merge it with the new partition. But to do this, you will need to reformat whole drive as one partition.

2. You can also try (Win XP) going to START > CONTROL PANEL > PERFORMANCE MAINTENANCE > ADMIN TOOLS > COMPUTER MANAGEMENT > DISK MANAGEMENT

You can format unpartitioned space here but I'm not sure of what else it can do.



Charence

  steven_frost 00:04 21 May 2004

one way i did it was to format the drive the old o/s is on then run msconfig and then click on BOOT.INI and tell it to check paths if it cant find it it removes it for you

  Rogerfredo 07:10 21 May 2004

Thanks for all advice. I will try over the weekend.

  Rogerfredo 09:39 22 May 2004

Thanks Santos7, your advice solved the problem.

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