Windows 10: Move system partition from unwanted OS (WinXP) to current OS (Win10)

Discus and support Move system partition from unwanted OS (WinXP) to current OS (Win10) in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi TenForums! I am loving Windows 10 and I want to remove Windows XP from my dual-boot configuration (and remove the whole dual-boot thing completely)... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Adam K, Aug 15, 2015.

  1. Adam K Win User

    Move system partition from unwanted OS (WinXP) to current OS (Win10)


    Hi TenForums! I am loving Windows 10 and I want to remove Windows XP from my dual-boot configuration (and remove the whole dual-boot thing completely) but it also acts as the system partition, so I guess it's not as straight-forward as I had hoped. Is there a way to make my Windows 10 partition the system partition?

    :)
     
    Adam K, Aug 15, 2015
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  2. Adam.Kay Win User

    Move system partition from unwanted OS (WinXP) to current OS (Win10)

    Hi! I currently have a dual boot setup with Windows XP and Windows 10. I am loving Windows 10 and I want to remove Windows XP from my dual-boot configuration (and remove the whole dual-boot thing completely)
    but it also acts as the system partition, so I guess it's not as straight-forward as I had hoped. Is there a way to make my Windows 10 partition the system partition?

    Move system partition from unwanted OS (WinXP) to current OS (Win10) [​IMG]
     
    Adam.Kay, Aug 15, 2015
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  3. Adam.Kay Win User
    Move system partition from unwanted OS (WinXP) to current OS (Win10)

    I solved this by disconnecting the SATA cable to the HDD that had Windows XP on it. After booting up, The Windows 10 partition magically became the system partition.

    After that, I switched the 2 SATA cables around and made the Windows 10 HDD disk 0 and the Windows XP HDD disk 1. From there, I was able to format that partition and remove Windows XP and the multi-boot completely.
     
    Adam.Kay, Aug 15, 2015
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  4. Bazz Win User

    Move system partition from unwanted OS (WinXP) to current OS (Win10)

    Personally I would remove the disk and boot up. If it works just delete the partitions and you have a clean disk. If it don't boot repair it from the windows boot disk.
     
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