Only vista boot loader is used

well i installed vista a while ago as a second partition on the same drive as my XP parition

everything installed correctly but then i chose to remove vista by just formatting the vista partition using paragon

now the problem is that the vista boot loader is always used
no matter what i do (uninstall it using easybcd), nothing works

on my c:\ drive root directory i have these files

whenever i try to open easybcd to edit the MBR file i see this in the "view settings" window
There is one entry in the Vista Bootloader.
Bootloader Timeout: 30 seconds.
Default OS: Windows Xp

Entry #1

Name: Windows Xp
BCD ID: {ntldr}
Drive: C:\
Bootloader Path: \ntldr


Mostly Harmless
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EasyBCD | Manage Bootloader | Install XP Bootloader -> Write MBR
i guess you're talking about the "uninstall vista bootloader (use to restore xp)"
tried that (also mentioned that in first post)

unless you're not talking about that, those are the only options i have
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Mostly Harmless
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Have you tried using Paragon to set the XP partition as the active one?