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Windows 7: How to remove xp pro from Win7 and xp home is present too

23 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
How to remove xp pro from Win7 and xp home is present too

can you tell me how to remove XP professional from boot?
Its a single hard drive, I had a dual boot system b4, with xp home and xp pro. Now, i have installed win 7 on my pc, and i would like to remove xp pro (and programs installed on that partition), since i have sum important programs on home. There is a catch - some files that are attached to this important programs on home are installed on partition that xp pro is installed at, and i cant afford to loose them.
I hope there is a way...
Thank you in advance!

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23 Oct 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP


Please post back a screenshot of your full Disk Management drive map with listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu. Tell us what is on each partition, which you want to keep and get rid of.

If you have files on XP home you want to save before removing it, then copy them into one of the partitions you're saving. You cannot copy programs over - they must each be reinstalled.

BTW, the correct way to have done this is to move your files off XP Home to install Win7 over it. But we can sort you out anyway.
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