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windows server 2003

by alan mcqueen / January 21, 2005 7:10 PM PST

i installed windows server 2003 without realising that it would conflict with my main system which is windows xp 2002 are there any ways of removing the server version, as i can only find it after the bios boot up page appears then the system asks me which program to run on for about 10 seconds?

regards alan mcqueen

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(NT) (NT) Google "boot.ini"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 21, 2005 9:50 PM PST
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by omermedan / January 24, 2005 6:01 PM PST
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there could be an answer. try loading XP in the opearting system loader (if the server runs without asking you, press F8 after boot...)
In XP go to System Properties -> Advanced -> Starup and Recovery-> Settings.
There you could opt the operating system you need to load.
Press edit and delete the line wherein Windows Server 2003 is written. Be Careful, for you can delete XP.. (and if you did so, go to the same place in Win Server 2003).
After deleting it from this bios line, you can easly delete it from the directory you've installed it...
FYI, it's not fully!! deleting it... there are many places where WIN Server places itself, such as c:\Documents and Settings and many more....
if you really need the space in your harddisk, take a day off and delete all of those appearances...

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