If you are in search of removing one operating system which was just added by any computer specialist than below steps will guide you through the whole process. The process is really simply and includes simple following instructions.
- Press Start Button and choose Run you can also open Run command by pressingWindows Key + R
- Now in Run dialog just type sysdm.cpl and press enter, now System Properties Dialog will open in front of you.
- Navigate to Advanced Tab and press Setting under Startup and Recovery option.
- Now under System Startup Area you will see Edit Button click on it, if you have only one operating system installed than you might not see any Edit Button.
- Now when you will click on Edit Button a notepad file will open with text something like below, that’s the boot.ini file.
WINDOWS[operating systems]multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)WINDOWS=”Windows XP Professional” /fastdetectmulti(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)WINNT=”Windows 2000 Professional” /fastdetect”
- Now above text will not be same as it depends on the system you have installed. So it will be similar but some name and lines will be changed.
- Now suppose you wanna delete the Windows XP Professional from your system according to above example so you are just going to delete below line.
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)WINDOWS=”Windows XP Professional” /fastdetect
- So you get it which ever system is installed just delete the line starting from multi and ending with fastdetect.
- Now you just need to remove the remaining files that the operating system folder from the drive in which its installed so just navigate to the drive and delete the operating system folder to free up some space.
- Now everything is done just restart your system and enjoy one simple operating system with faster loading and freed up space.