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Win XP and Win 7 on same partition - how to delete XP for more space

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December 7, 2011 10:15:49 PM

I have win 7 and xp on the same partition

I want to get rid of XP altogether so I can get back my 8 gb of space.

How do I do this ??

a b $ Windows 7
December 7, 2011 10:51:59 PM

One way is:

Backup Win 7 Data, and reload the OS's and select delete partition when re loading. This will delete both OS's... and you can then load on 7 again..

Make sure you backup your serial's and your data. This would be painful to do, but im not sure of any other way. Perhaps someone else will comment.
a b $ Windows 7
December 7, 2011 11:12:40 PM

Simple, use BCDedit to edit the boot menu to remove the Windows XP option. Once this is removed you can then simply delete the Windows XP files using Explorer.
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