Since the system MSFT used mandates we install from oldest to newest OS, if you delete the XP partition then the boot might fail.
I'm going to shortchange you big time since removing XP from a dual boot system is widely discussed but you should discover NO ONE will give your assurance it will always be OK.
So after the backup, just boot up GPARTED and delete the XP partition then fix the boot area with EASYBCD.
I didn't give any tutorial on gparted and easybcd due to the wealth of content on the web.
Dell Vostro 200, 1.6GHZ, 3 GB RAM, 80 GB SATA. partitioned into C: and D:
I have both Windows XP Home and Windows 7 Pro installed. The intent was to replace the XP with 7, but it didn't happen.
I want to keep the Win7 and remove the Win XP. What must I do the make this happen? <div>
<div>I am not adverse to starting over, but would prefer to avoid that if possible.