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Urgent Help on Windows xP


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qwerty123

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Last night i did a fresh installation of Windows xp and i accidently Installed it on my Backup Drive so den i did the reinstallation again on my Local Drive so now whenever i turn on my computer it would keep asking me to choose a operating system to boot. I tried to Format my Backup Drive and it wouldn't work it keeps saying format incomplete or whatever, Could someone tell me how i can format my Backup Drive? I Tried to Remove the Operating System by Delete all the Files on the Backup Drive and now it's empty but theres still ALOT of space taken up. Please help


Also in my Device Manager PCI SIMPLE COMMUNICATION CONTROLLER HAS A YELLOW MARK ON IT. I need the Software to get it to work. Please Help!!
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Hi qwerty123.

First, edit the file "boot.ini" to get rid of the "dual boot" screen at startup:

Control Panel > System > Advanced

In the "Startup and Recovery" box click the Settings button.

In the "System Startup" box click the Edit button.

Under "[operating systems]" there will be 2 entries: one for you local hard drive and one for the external drive.

Delete the line that does not start with "multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)".

Save and exit Notepad.

Reboot and see what happens.
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