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reformating a hard drive with partitions ( 2 os on 1 pc)

by kclay1 / June 4, 2006 12:29 AM PDT

Hello! I have a small problem. I have a dual boot pc (windows xp home on 1 partition and xp pro on the other.) I want to remove the xp home and have xp pro as the only os. But, according to the computer management under disk management section; the windows xp home is the system (C:) and the windows xp pro (D:) is the boot (windows xp home is the primary partition and windows xp pro is the logical. What should I do? By the way, I used Partition magic to create the partitions. Help please? Thanks in advance!

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What I Would Do...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 4, 2006 2:56 AM PDT

Start from scratch. Place the XP CD in the CD-Rom, restart the computer, then delete all partitions, then recreate a new one and reinstall XP PRO. You might need to use Partition Magic to first remove all the partitions it created but I don't think it will be necessary. You should be able to delete everything with the XP CD and start with a clean disk.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Thanks!
by kclay1 / June 4, 2006 11:24 AM PDT
In reply to: What I Would Do...

Thanks for the help Grif!

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