remove Multi boot of XP

Posted on 2006-03-30
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
i have three versions of XP (2 demos). I just want the one  and for system to boot straight into this one and to remove the other two installation. Can this be done?
Question by:Bartley1969
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    Hi Bartley1969,

    how is your hardrive setup? do you have partitions or 3 drives?

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    It canbe done, but this required editing of boot.ini file.
    First you will have to delete the Windows system folders for the other two demos installations, and then you will edit Boot.ini file to remove their startup entries at the time of booting.

    How to edit Boot.ini file
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    you just need to edit boot.ini, remove the 2 lines that you do not need, so the 2 OS you do not want

    then you can FORMAT the 2 partitions/drives

    so you go into my computer, right click the drive and select format

    BUT you will lose the data on those drives.

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