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Need to remove XP from slave drive


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Jerrod1117

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I wiped and re-installed XP for virus reasons...somehow in the process of installing the OS ended up on my slave drive which is obviously not where I wanted it so now I have XP and my primary and secondary drives. Completely useless to me so Im just searching for the easiest way to remove it from my slave drive without deleting all of my data and files.
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Hi Jerrod1117

This probably means that you also have a choice when the computer boots up as to which XP you want to start.
We need to check that 1st.

After that it just a matter of editing the boot.ini file (if needed) and then deleting the windows on the slave drive.

1. Click Start, click Run, type sysdm.cpl and then click OK.
2. Click on the Advanced tab, and then click Settings
3. In the Startup and Recovery area at the bottom click Settings.
4. Under System Startup click Edit. This opens the Boot.ini file in Notepad ready for editing.

Please copy and paste all the lines from your Boot.ini file in your next reply.
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[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect /noexecute=optin
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