Personally, I'd take the opportunity to clear out all of his files, settings, and registrations that are lurking in all sorts of software. This means a repartition, format, and fresh install of Windows XP. Do you have a valid copy of Windows XP with a Product Key for that system?
Are the OS versions on separate partitons? Do you select an OS from a boot menu on startup? Can you post a copy of your ''boot.ini'' file? Find Boot.ini:
hey. my uncle gave me his old computer. he has both the XP Professional and XP Home Edition installed on it. I am currently running out of hard drive space, and wish to erase the Home Edition. Could you help me out please?