help with a boot issue

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  1. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    my computer got infected with a virus a little while back and i was only able to salvage my windows xp(used to dualboot with vista)
    now i couldnt get rid of the virus on vista since it wouldnt boot(it disables task manager and apparently vista wont run without it) so i just formatted the drive that had vista

    now at boot it still gives the option of loading vista(but its not there) and i was wondering if i could get rid of that
     
  2. kellyan95

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    Yes, you can

    Is it the Vista or XP boot loader?
     
  3. Lee79

    Lee79 Hyper...Active...Team Fortress 2 Addict

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    Try this
    http://www.istartedsomething.com/20060622/...l-boot-with-xp/
     
  4. xcalibur
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    thanks dude
    but vista is already gone
    will it still work?
     
  5. Lee79

    Lee79 Hyper...Active...Team Fortress 2 Addict

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    Should do as it is modifying the Boot & Bootsect in XP.