[windows2000] Re: OT-XP Boot up

  • From: "Charles R. Buchanan" <crbgfblab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 18:33:10 -0800

Another way is to go into Startup and recovery, un-select the time to show
menu, if that boots up, go into the boot.ini file, delete the entry that's
NOT the same as the default.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Chris Berry
>Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 11:39 AM
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: OT-XP Boot up
>>From: "Ron Leach" <rleach@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>I have a user that is using XP Home on his personal computer.  When he
>>boots up there are two choices to boot to.  They both have the same OS
>>listed (Windows XP Home Edition).  He wants to delete one of those
>>choices.  The correct one of course :).
>>This is what his boot.ini file looks like:
>>[boot loader]
>>[operating systems]
>>multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS=3D"Microsoft Windows XP >Home
>>multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(1)partition(1)\WINDOWS=3D"Microsoft Windows XP >Home
>>He has tried deleting one or the other lines with no success.  Any =
>>ideas?  TIA!!
>I use 2k instead of XP, but one easy solution should be something
>like this:
>  Right click on my computer, select properties, select advanced
>tab, click
>on startup and recovery button, deselect "Display list of
>operating systems
>for 30 seconds"  This won't delete his second choice (perhaps he wasn't
>saving the file after editing it?) but it will boot the computer without
>pausing to give him a choice of different XP's.
>Chris Berry
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>JM Associates
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