Solved

Deleting XP folder from Windows 2000

Posted on 2004-08-04
2
126 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
I've installed Windows XP Pro in the same partition as Windows 2000, but now I just want to keep Windows 2000 only. Can I delete the folder WINDOWS for Xp when I run Windows 2000 without problems?
0
Comment
Question by:oubernie
2 Comments
 
LVL 65

Accepted Solution

by:
SheharyaarSaahil earned 500 total points
ID: 11718045
Hello oubernie =)

hmmmmmmmmm I think u have to first edit the Boot.ini file first to delete the entry for WinXP >> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;311578&sd=tech

and then after restarting u can delete the Windows folder of WinXP !!!!
But be carefull while doing this,,,, and make sure that u are really Ready to delete the folder of WinXP :)

!! GOOD LUCK !!
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:humeniuk
ID: 11718733
. . . and do a complete backup before touching the boot.ini, just in case.
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
When we purchase storage, we typically are advertised storage of 500GB, 1TB, 2TB and so on. However, when you actually install it into your computer, your 500GB HDD will actually show up as 465GB. Why? It has to do with the way people and computers…
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question