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beethoven

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We got a computer several years ago and then upgraded to XP. It did fit the minimum requirementes, but was extremely slow. For some reason, dealing with hard drives and partitions, XP wouldn't uninstall and the original backup disc wouldn't work. We installed 98 again with a 98 disc, and now we have the dual boot screen when we turn on the computer. Since we can't get rid of XP and it has almost no value to us now, is there a way to make 98 the default OS on the list, so we can walk away as soon as we turn the PC on without choosing it, and preferrably even bypass the dual boot screen unless we push a button?
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wannabe1

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Hi beethoven...

Boot to the XP installation, open Control Panel, and double click on the "System" icon. Under the "Advanced" tab, in the "Startup and Recovery" section, click on the "Settings" button. Select the Win98 installation from the "Default Operating System" drop-down menu and clear the checkbox next to "Time to display list of operating systems". Apply the changes and reboot.

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