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Uninstalling windows on a dual boot system...

... I have win2000 installed as my primary os, and XP as my secondary os, configured to dual boot using the standard windows boot manager.

I want to completely get rid of the primary win2000 partition. How do i do that? I'd guess that the boot.ini file is on the primary partition, and that if I erase that then the whole system will refuse to boot. Can I change the boot order in the bios??

Any advice would be appreciated!


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Any ideas?

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Anyone got any ideas on this??

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anyone... HELP!!!

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Not supported. So far, no way, no how for those that have

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For those that ask this question, it's never been possible. While I did see my guru friend move XP from one partition to another, the XP still required too much registry editing that I can flatly state that such a move would never happen for the rest of us.

What does work is to use PARTITION MAGIC to remove the partition you don't want, then expand the XP partition as you see fit then install XP onto that partition with the now failed OS. Then we get to reinstall the programs. At least the data files survive, but not much else.

-> There are no known plans to fix this.


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