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Stephen, if the Recovery Disk allows you to format the drive then do so.
You don't need four versions of
Windows. If not, go here and get a boot disk www.bootdisk.com
Set the A drive as first boot device
in Bios if you can and use the disk to format. Start over fresh.
"Stephen" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Sometime ago my XP Home crashed on me.
> I inserted the Fujitsu Siemens XP Recovery Disc.
> I tried to reinstall XP over the current 'WINDOWS' but
> the procedure was not as smooth as I expected.
> I ended up with 4 versions of Windows.
> When I started to install drivers etc - everything was
> being placed in WINDOWS2.
> And everything has worked fine since.
> I deleted Windows0 and Windows1 without any problems
> because I want to stick to Windows2.
> BUT when I try to delete the folder 'Windows' i.e. the original
> it refuses to shift - there are no messages, it just will not
> go into the bin!
> My two questions are;
> 1) Is there a way to delete the original Windows folder?
> 2) If there is - can I then rename Windows2 back to just
> 'Windows' without experiencing any problems?
> Many thanks in advance - Stephen
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