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Old 12-15-2005, 04:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I tried reinstalling windows and somehow have ended up with 4 operating systems, each time on boot up it will ask me which to use. I tried deleting the partion in setup but wont let me due to it being windows.

What do I do now ?
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Old 12-15-2005, 07:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you format the partition during windows setup?
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start > run > msconfig (type it in the box) > boot.ini (click the tab) > check all boot path's
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Old 12-15-2005, 05:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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it should look like this:
[boot loader]
timeout=3
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOW S
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Micro soft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect


the S needs to be next to "window"
the forum puts it on a new line for some reason
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I once had pro and updated a new XP and the new account had the new OS and the other had the old. Are you talking about that?
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Erase the other 3 OS lines in your boot.ini
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