Clean up


Remove Old Windows Installs

Ask the Doctor LogoI just bought and installed Windows 7 Pro. Previously, I was dual-booting Windows 7 RC and Windows XP on a 500GB split-partitioned drive. Windows 7 Pro is on a new 320GB HDD.

How do I remove Windows XP and 7 RC from the boot selection screen and just have the computer boot straight into Win7 Pro with no selection screen?

Once I take care of that, I want to remove the partition and use the 500GB HD as data backup. All my data stored on the partitioned drive has been moved over to either the C: drive (7 Pro) or another 320GB HD installed or an external HD.

—Jeff W

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Crap Removal

Ask the Doctor LogoWhat program do you recommend to clean up registry errors? I tried the new Norton Utilities, and it won’t fix all the errors it finds, even in safe mode.

—Vade Forrester

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