help please xp probs

  carpman101 14:04 01 Apr 07
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we bought a computer with a copy of xp pro and i meen a copy not the real thing so when we start up we keep seeing windows xp windows xp 2000 how do i get rid of the xp down load and xp setup from my hard drives as i have 2 20 gig hard drives

  kalstras 14:13 01 Apr 07

you won't or should I say shouldn't get any help here with pirate versions of any software.

sorry go buy the real thing and you might find those problems go away

  carpman101 14:17 01 Apr 07

i know its a copy it was all ready on the computer when i bought and i will buy a new copy i asked how to get rid of the crap thats on there now as when we start up it tries to start up in xp pro and not our windows 2000 genuine copy that we put on

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:21 01 Apr 07

How did you install 2000 if windows XP was already loaded? Is it on another drive?

  p;3 14:23 01 Apr 07

can you tell us how you put your 'genuine copy' of 2000 on it?

  carpman101 14:24 01 Apr 07

yes we have 2 hard drives xp is on one and windows 2000 is on the other one but computer wants to boot xp how do i get rid of the xp

  Technotiger 14:32 01 Apr 07

Hi, make 2000 your primary and only drive to start with. Don't connect your second drive until 2000 is fully set up. Then connect XP drive as Slave and re-format the slave drive. I am no expert but that is what I would try.

  p;3 16:01 01 Apr 07

how did you 'install' the 2000 on the pirated XP?

  p;3 20:09 01 Apr 07

all quiet again; any idea how you did this ?

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