Accidently Dual Boot?

By digifreak04450
Apr 9, 2008
  1. I just installed Windows XP on a Windows 98 Computer and i think that i partioned my drive for just windows xp instead of overwriting windows 98. I checked the drive and it only has 7 gigs.... ive almost used that just updating =/ does anyone know what i did wrong? and is there anyway to make the drive 100% xp
    I also dont know how to access/ find the windows 98 part of the drive
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,260   +92

    Check Disk Management via Start > Run > diskmgmt.msc and see if there are multiple partitions on your HDD. If so, delete anything unrelated/uneeded by XP so you have "Unallocated" space. Then, use something such as GParted to extend XP's partition and occupy the entire drive.
  3. digifreak04450

    digifreak04450 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    well i feel like an ***** now the computer was old (just didnt realise how old) its only got 8049 MB of harddrive space :( guess time for a new computer thx for the help anyways
  4. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,260   +92

    ...Lol sure thing.
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