Removing XP

I've used a HD from another computer as a second HD. However I'm unable to remove a corrupted version of XP from it. It creates a problem at bootup because I'm offered 2 OS's to choose from. I want to eliminate the XP that is on the second HD. Any ideas?
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  1. What is another OS? Win98 or WinME, etc?
    What boot sequence settings in your BIOS? Boot from HD thst contains corrupted WinXP OS or another?

    :smile: Good or Bad have no meaning at all, depends on what your point of view is.
  2. Both Os's are Windows XP. One on each drive. The older drive holds the corrupted version which I wish to uninstall.
  3. Which OS that have the file <b><font color=red>boot.ini</b></font color=red>? or both of them have?

    :smile: Good or Bad have no meaning at all, depends on what your point of view is.
  4. Why can't you just pick the other OS to boot from?

    Some day I'll be rich and famous for inventing a device that allows you to stab people in the face over the internet.
  5. Sounds pretty simple. Boot into the version of WinXP on disk 0 (the version that isn't corrupted.) Edit the boot.ini file to remove the second version of WinXP (the corrupted version) on disk 1.

    Then format the second hard drive, by right-clicking the disk 1 drive letter under My Computer, choosing Properties\Format, and then selecting the type of file system.

    That's about as easy as it gets.

    <A HREF="http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q289022&" target="_new">HOW TO: Edit the Boot.ini File in Windows XP</A>

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