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Change Hardrive C & D to larger drive.

by bulit / October 16, 2004 12:21 AM PDT

I have a C drive (Fujistsue 7.82GB & D drive (Maxtor 12.7GB)I copied all Window files from C to D thinking I could run with it only to make room for a new 80GB hard drive.The computer will not load Windows without both drives being installed. When they are both installed I get two choices 1. Microsoft Windows XP or 2 Microsoft windows. #2 starts up as 98 & #1 XP. I only want XP. I changed jumper on D to reflect master when I tried just using it. All HELP will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Change Hardrive C & D to larger drive.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 16, 2004 12:28 AM PDT

Here's the brutal truth. Windows XP can't be moved this way. You can move the drive, but will have to reinstall XP.


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Re: Change Hardrive C & D to larger drive.
by bulit / October 16, 2004 12:53 AM PDT

How do I get rid of the 98 option at startup

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what happens....
by reefurbb / October 16, 2004 1:41 AM PDT

when u connect the 13gb and 80gb? If u can boot ok, ignore the message.
fresh format and install of XP will remove W98 references.
Is this a BIOS/setup problem? D: changes to C: when it is the only drive but XP wants original hardware (8gb)
Evidently u installed XP over W98?

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