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Recently on powering up the system it went in to a reboot loop. After working through that it stopped at a screen asking which operating system to run (XP or ME). I'm assuming that means I still have ME on the hard drive and need to uninstall, but strangely enough, I am unable to locate it - and once I did, how would I safely uninstall it? :tazz:

Suggestions most appreciated..!

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Has it happened again, or was that just a fluke? Did you at one time have an ME install?

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Oh, sorry. Didn't think about that - The pc was purchased w*admin installed and upgraded to XP when it came out.

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Start>Run >msconfig
cut and paste the boot.ini file here

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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"
C:\="Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition"
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re line 4:

system wouldn't let me cut/paste and I see I missed the whole line.
s/b

disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition"/fastdetect/NoExecute=Optin
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Yep, thought so.
http://support.micro....com/kb/289022/

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Thanks Johanna..!

Have a marvelous 4th of July!

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change boot.ini file as discribed only
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