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OS uninstall question

Discussion in 'General Software' started by razaron, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. razaron

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    is there away to unninstall an operating system from a harddrive without formatting it.
    eg. you have an OS installed on a HDD then you get an SSD and want to install the OS on that.
     
  2. ktr

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    Your talking about XP right?

    If so...

    Just modify the "boot.ini" in msconfig.

    What I recommend is install the new O/S on the new SSD drive first, then modify the "boot.ini" by deleting the line that contains the old O/S.
     
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    im on vista but thanks anyway
     
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    same thing still...

    run "msconfig" > Boot

    Do it now to see how it looks. It will make sense then.

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    Why 'uninstall'?

    Just install on the second drive, transfer data, activate Windows, then wipe the old drive.

    I don't get what you're trying to do...
     

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