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tried to upgrade Me to XP

by Bennyballs / February 2, 2006 2:48 AM PST

computer is an old custum built desktop that has the right hardware requirements but i found that the BIOS installed is too old to support XP. also when the upgrade was attempted it was with a upgrade package not full version XP. Now when computer boots it offers an option between Me or XP. Me runs fine (well, its slow) but XP just reboots the computer. Now i want to uninstall XP components but XP is not listed in add/remove programs menu. what am i diong wrong? please help!!

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Sometimes there is no uninstall.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2006 2:50 AM PST

We get to wipe the drive and start over. But what you have is a DUAL BOOT system. You can remove the Windows XP boot manager by booting your Windows ME boot diskette and typing ...

A:\> FDISK /MBR

That's it.

Bob

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thanks
by Bennyballs / February 2, 2006 9:21 AM PST

thank you worked out well

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