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ANARCHit3cht
May 4th, 2010, 2:02 PM
Well.. I have a computer, but it has two operating systems. Windows Vista and Windows 7. Obviously, I want to keep Window 7, so how do I get rid of Vista?

Spinor
May 4th, 2010, 4:41 PM
Assuming that both OSs are in seperate partitions, back up any data you wish to keep from Vista and make sure you have Admin Privileges in Windows 7,

Start > Right Click Computer, Manage > Find Disk Management > Find the partition that contains Vista (Hint: The one that's not your current drive letter), right click, and delete volume. That takes care of pretty much everything there down to zero. If your 7 Volume and your deleted volume are on the same disk, Right click your main volume and select Extend Volume if you need the extra space.

Warning: Only follow my instructions, be sure as ****ing hell what you're gonna do if you are doing anything else.

ANARCHit3cht
May 4th, 2010, 6:31 PM
Assuming that both OSs are in seperate partitions, back up any data you wish to keep from Vista and make sure you have Admin Privileges in Windows 7,

Start > Right Click Computer, Manage > Find Disk Management > Find the partition that contains Vista (Hint: The one that's not your current drive letter), right click, and delete volume. That takes care of pretty much everything there down to zero. If your 7 Volume and your deleted volume are on the same disk, Right click your main volume and select Extend Volume if you need the extra space.

Warning: Only follow my instructions, be sure as ****ing hell what you're gonna do if you are doing anything else.That didn't work... it wouldn't let me delete.. but I got it around, thanks.

Maxzeroedge
May 6th, 2010, 9:54 PM
I use XP though but to remove a different version ( of XP of course ) I simply delete the WINDOWS folder it was in and remove its name from the boot.ini file in C:/
If you are not sure where it is installed you can check the boot.ini
partition 0 means C:/ 1 means D:/ and so on....
Oh and don't forget to remove the folder with the username the deleted windows was installed with, in Documents and Settings which is in the same drive as the WINDOWS was in.... That usually takes up gigs of space and is useless as u deleted ur Windows..

Spinor
May 7th, 2010, 2:28 PM
I use XP though but to remove a different version ( of XP of course ) I simply delete the WINDOWS folder it was in and remove its name from the boot.ini file in C:/
If you are not sure where it is installed you can check the boot.ini
partition 0 means C:/ 1 means D:/ and so on....
Oh and don't forget to remove the folder with the username the deleted windows was installed with, in Documents and Settings which is in the same drive as the WINDOWS was in.... That usually takes up gigs of space and is useless as u deleted ur Windows..

No, bad computer user! BAD COMPUTER USER! To your room, no supper!

donavannj
May 7th, 2010, 9:20 PM
I use XP though but to remove a different version ( of XP of course ) I simply delete the WINDOWS folder it was in and remove its name from the boot.ini file in C:/
If you are not sure where it is installed you can check the boot.ini
partition 0 means C:/ 1 means D:/ and so on....
Oh and don't forget to remove the folder with the username the deleted windows was installed with, in Documents and Settings which is in the same drive as the WINDOWS was in.... That usually takes up gigs of space and is useless as u deleted ur Windows..

I agree with AdvancedK47 on your post... you're making no sense, and you don't wanna delete a folder that may contain a document you need at a future point, and you don't have it anywhere else.