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How do I remove the second OS I installed onto my HP Pavilio

by scavino / August 5, 2010 8:02 PM PDT

I have 2 copies of Windows XP downloaded onto my HP and I only need one. How do I remove the new copy I downloaded?

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by pctech498 / August 6, 2010 7:02 AM PDT

Did you download (or copy) the Windows setup files to your hard drive? Or did you actually install a second OS?


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How do I remove a second OS from my HP Pavilion
by scavino / August 6, 2010 9:59 AM PDT
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Yes I actually installed a second OS onto it. Now when I restart my computer, if I am not there to pick which one to install it automatically goes to the new OS.

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Check to see if you have two Windows folders
by Steven Haninger / August 7, 2010 12:05 AM PDT

on the boot drive. One will just be "Windows" and the other some variant such as windows.old. If so, you have a parallel installation of Windows. You can remove that entire renamed folder but may need to visit the boot.ini to also remove any reference to that installation as the default.

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boot drive?
by atibamanii / July 18, 2013 2:20 AM PDT

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Boot drive???

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