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deleting old copy of XP


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jimbo451

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After having troubles starting XP I installed a fresh copy in a separate directory and it works fine. Should I delete the old copy (this would be ideal as it takes up valuable disk space). Whats the best way to do this bearing in mind simply 'deleting' it will prob leave various system files behind??? Any help would be appreciated
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By directory, do you mean "partition"? If so, reformat the partition with the unwanted XP install. If you actually got XP to install on the same partition in a separate folder, that would be a neat trick. How does it present itself at boot? Do you have to choose between the two XP installs?

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I just installed it on same partition but changed name of directory. Then it just gives you an option between the two XP installations at startup. Wouldn't be surprised if it starts to cause a few probs later on though. Suppose I could just delete it unless you know how to uninstall it?? (don't think you can do it in add/remove progs??)
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