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One way to get around this is to use BOOTCFG in the Recovery Console (for XP) to delete BOOT.INI entries. Here is a very detailed tutorial on how to use it: http://tweakhomepc.virtualave.net/dual/bootcfg.shtml (If you want to replace the XP installation with another OS, just install the new OS over the existing installation and format the partition.)
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