Removing XP

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  1. richjthorpe

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    Hi all,

    When I built my PC I installed XP Pro on the D: drive instead of the C: drive, so I installed it again on the C:. How do I remove the version on the D: drive ?

    Richie.
     
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    Just format the D partition/drive through XP that u r using now...
    But if you want to keep other files that aren't store in the installation directory on D:\ just delete the directory D:\Windows.
     
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    Already started ripping a few Gigs worth of music onto the D: drive although a format would have been on the cards ! Although I might be able to move it across to the C: drive while I format it...... hmmmmm.

    Would deleting the the Windows directory be enough ? What about reg settings or will they be used by the C: version of XP ?
     
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    if you have installed windows on to your new c: and are using that, then the version on your d: can just be deleted, it shouldnt effect anything to do with your registry
     
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    You'll probably want to get rid of a few more folders on d: too, assuming you've not got anything important stored away in your (old) my documents folder etc.:
    "d:\documents and settings"
    "d:\program files"
     

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