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getting rid of on of my Windows versions

by luckylady_63 / August 24, 2005 4:44 AM PDT

Is it possible to get rid of a partition which has Windows Home edition on it (C drive)? I have Windows Pro edition on the F drive.

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No supported method yet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2005 4:50 AM PDT

After many years I had hoped for a tool that does this for the casual owner. But it never showed up.

The only supported method is to install XP on drive C:

Bob

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to: R. Proffitt
by luckylady_63 / August 24, 2005 7:40 AM PDT

thanks for your reply. Should I just uninstall Windows Home edition from drive C and leave XP on drive F? What about formatting the both drives and then having one big drive and then downloading Windows Home edition, will this work? I just need more space and don't need two Windows programs on one drive.

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Your choice on the matter.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 24, 2005 7:43 AM PDT
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The direction you take depends on your needs. Sadly, a "moving" Windows procedure never appeared.

Bob

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