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Old 07-16-2004, 11:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default need help deleting "the 'roots' of an Os operation"

I just installed a new windows, but when i installed, i made some mistakes, I restarted the computer at the middle of the opperation, when NT installation was trying to install all the third party drivers and other supporting files, so i redo all the operation again and "another" Os is installed, though, when i start the windows, there was two options before the windows started, one is the fully installed window, another option was called "previous operation at c:" , that make the start up much slower, is any one had any idea how can i dellete that "previous peration"? thanks in advence!

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Old 07-17-2004, 06:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if your build if fesh enough, why not just start over again. Reformat the drive and then install without the reboot.


But if you are installing nt/2k/xp then check a file called boot.ini. it will be the the main drive root level. Look for the other refernce and then remove it from the file. That should clear up the option.

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Old 07-17-2004, 07:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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it looks like is can see that operation under msconfig in boot.ini, though, I can't delete it or do any change(s) to it, if i can delete it, i think the problem is solved. The line is called: C:\="previous operation sysetem on C:".
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