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I've been given a Dell PC and when I boot it up it asks which OS I want to run:

  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Professional setup

It looks like someone has started to install XP Professional on the same partition but didn't go through with it. Is there a way I can remove XP Professional so that XP Home boots automatically as it should?

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Open Msconfig, go to the BOOT.INI Tab, click the "Check All Boot Paths" button to clean up the invalid entry.


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GAAAAH. I knew it was under System Configuration but I coudln't remember that it was "msconfig" to get to it. +1 to you sir. –  tombull89 Aug 21 '11 at 16:01
Well nice to actually add a picture! –  aibk01 Aug 21 '11 at 18:03

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