Windows XP Computer asks for uninstalled operating system


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Hello all ... a long time ago I installed a second version of Windows XP on my computer. If memory serves, I installed it on the same directory as my original operating system. I uninstalled it shortly thereafter ... however, every time I boot up, the computer asks me which copy of XP I want to use. This despite the fact that I have since totally reinstalled windows and even replaced the physical hard drive! How can I get it to stop asking for an operating system that no longer exists?
Currently I a running XP Pro on an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ with 2 Gigs of RAM and 750 Gigs on 3 hard drives.
Many Thanks!!
 
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If you have replaced the hard drive only one explanation remains. You have installed it onto a secondary drive?

And its set in BIOS to boot from other devices?

Maybe?
 
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I found a solution. The second OS was still referenced on the boot.ini file, and changing the boot.ini file worked -- problem resolved!!
Many thanks!!
 

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