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Since you are given a choice, we need to know if both of the OS will boot.

We also need you to be sure you tell us if they both boot, or only 1 boots, and which 1 it is (choice 1 or choice 2)
This is critcal so we do not remove the wrong one.
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When you try the other does everything appear to work and is all your data there?
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yes both OS work, I have alway picked the second (H) when booting, when downloading anything I have saved it to H also.
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OK then the fix is simple at this point. If the second is working and you are sure it is the H then we can edit the boot.ini to get rid of the other and delete the other partition. Stretch the H partition out using Gparted or another partitioning software.
I wanted to make sure if both OS's are working correctly and that all your data is safe before we continued.
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Does the H partition have ALL of your data or is it on the other drive?

I would like to see if we can keep the C letter designation. It is less confusing.
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The issue i have with that is since the C is now the second partition then getting rid of H would it still allow the C to become the main partition and be bootable?
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The issue i have with that is since the C is now the second partition then getting rid of H would it still allow the C to become the main partition and be bootable?

Very good point.

Lets continue with the original thought process.
Since the Op unintentionally messed this up by a re-install, we can always do a reformat and reload if he has issues with it being H versus C.

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If H has all the programs and data on it, then keeping it and getting rid of C would be ok I believe.
We may have to do some fancy changing in the boot.ini to get everything right but it is possible I think.
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