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Help removing Windows XP - Home edition


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javannis

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I was trying to repair my Windows XP home edition and somehow instead, I installed another directory of Windows. How can I safely delete the one I just installed without damaging the original one?

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I now have \WINDOWS AND \WINDOW
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Hi javannis...

Which directory do you boot to...that is, which one do you want to keep?

Open Control Panel and double click on the "System" icon. Under the "Advanced" tab, in the "Startup and Recovery" section, click on the "Settings" button. In the Startup and Recovery window, click on the "Edit" button. A notepad window (boot.ini) will open...copy the contents of that window and paste the information here for me.

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thanks for responding wannabe1, I cannot connect from home so I will have to copy to a cd and bring it to work........

but here is the problem.....

I want to keep my original, which I tried repairing per instructions on this forum, so I don't loose any of my stuff....but now when I boot up all I get is a blank screen.....

I boot up to the second install of windows and I can see the original WINDOWS directory there... So what went wrong??? :whistling: I really don't want to format, I have so many pictures there I'd hate to loose.

Edited by javannis, 19 April 2007 - 09:28 AM.

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