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Remove Windows

XP Pro
I won?t bore you with the lead up to this, but I now have XP operating on C:\ as my master. Everything is working fine and all my other programs are OK.
I have deleted the second OS (was on D:) from my BOOTINI but am now left with a full windows directory on D:\ which will not delete. How do I get rid of this, as it's taking up valuable space. D: by the way, also holds a lot of my in use programs.

Thanks for any help.

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Re:Remove Windows

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Have you tried to format the unwanted partition by using Disk Management? Note that all data is lost on that drive, so back up any files first.

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Remove (an extra) Windows (directory on another drive.)

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I'd try SAFE MODE first (tap F8 at boot time.) Then I'd move up to stronger measures such as:

1. MOVEONBOOT. Easy to find with http://www.google.com
2. Recovery Console. This is my method since I always consider command line skills to be worth practicing. Look at the SET ALLOWALLPATHS in articles you find with http://www.google.com/search?&q=ALLOWALLPATHS so you can have free roaming of the drives.

Bob

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