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    how do you clear old version of xp

    off startup, i have 4 their now but 3 are useless. i used to know and its driving me mad
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    find boot.ini in the c:\ drive, (might have to enable showing hidden/system files first) and open with notepad, and delete the entries that are useless

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    or, Run > msconfig
    goto boot.ini tab and click on check all boot paths and it deletes ones that are not valid.

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    cheers
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    is it only me who has no boot.ini tab - i'm an admin so wth?
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    go to folder options, and make sure you've got all the system files being shown

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