Which OS is installed in which drive?

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    srimaya_rath New Member

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    Hi All,

    I'm having a 40 GB hard disk and it has 4 partitions. In the 4 partitions 4 operating systems are installed (2 WIN XP, 1 WIN 2000 Prof, 1 WIN 98). Now I'm not able to detect which OS is installed in which drive? How to know it? I want to delete all the OS except WIN 2000 Prof. Please help me.

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    Try the Computer Management (Rt.Click My Comp>Manage). Then click on disk management. It will give a list of partitions on your drive and which File System they have. You can also delete your partitions from here.
     
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    Try this :-
    1. Open Command Prompt.
    2. Type "cd %systemroot%" without quotes.

    The display will show something like "c:\windows" indicating 'C' is ur windows drive. Do this on other windows and u'll know what partition they are installed on.
     
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    I think it'll help me... Thanks...
     
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    start>>run type "msconfig" (without the quotes)

    click BOOT.INI

    look for multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS....

    if partition(1) then os to the right is on first drive...

    if partition(2) then os to the right is on second drive... and so on
     
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