Windows installed twice on my PC

  DavidCap 20:02 29 Jan 2007

Hi All,

i had a problem with my PC so i decided to start from scratch and install Windows again. Unfortunately i didn't choose the correct and now have windows installed on my PC twice.

1. How can i find out which Version of Windows i am currently use?

2. Can i delete the first version without causing my PC any problems

2a. If deleting the first version will cause issues will leaving it on my system cause issues.

Just to say that i have a HD of 245GB.


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:06 29 Jan 2007

On boot up does it give an option to boot in to either version. i.e. use c:\ windows or d:\windows?

  woodchip 22:12 29 Jan 2007

Open Notepad, then click Open in Menu, Navigate to C:\Boot.ini copy and paste the text hear.

  DavidCap 23:25 29 Jan 2007

Fruit Bat /\0/\,

Yes on boot up it does give me the option to choice which windows i want but it doesn't mention the drive ie c or d.


  DavidCap 23:28 29 Jan 2007


I can't find C:\Boot.ini?


  doveys 10:17 30 Jan 2007

I had a similar problem, try this click here

  Gongoozler 10:57 30 Jan 2007

DavidCap, to see boot.ini, you have to go to Windows Explorer - Tools - Folder Options - View. Untick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

  Andsome 10:59 30 Jan 2007

Why not go through the procedure again, but format this time and you will only install one version.

  DavidCap 15:10 30 Jan 2007

Thanks everyone

  DavidCap 15:10 30 Jan 2007

Thanks everyone

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