We have a case with two operating systems Windows XP installed on the same partition. When you start the computer, the black screen we are asked what operating system we want to enter.
If installing two operating systems was made "by mistake" (it happens to give Installation Windows xp directly from "My Computer :)) we can choose a system based on who to use it, and the other system we can get it Uninstall / delete.
How we can delete an operating system Windows XP if we have two systems installed on a single batch.
1. First we have to decide what Windows XP let's stop installed on the pc and check the folder where it is installed Windows The XP we want to keep. To see what the folder is Windows, open Run box and type "% windir%". Enter or OK.
2. Check in the top bar a Windows Explorer which is the system partition and folder.
In our case C: \ WINDOWS folder operating system is that we want to keep it.
Go to C: folder and delete the operating system that we want to eliminate. Its name is usually WinNT.
3. Now we want to make it disappear OS removed from boot menu. The black background that appears when you start your computer. To do this you need to edit the boot.ini.
Press the keys: Windows + Pause / Break to open System Properties. We go to the tab "Advanced"And click"Settings" from Startup and Recovery.
4. Click on the button Edit to modify the boot.ini (before making changes is better to save a txt original lines.) Deletes eliminated lines operating system and keep only those of our system. In the screenshot below marked with blue lines above system preserved.
save file boot.ini, Set the time "0" to "Time to display list of operating system"And press OK.
Restart the computer.
After the restart will automatically load the operating system Windows XP your choice