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Go back into the System Properties and try to open the boot.ini file using the Edit button. We want to get back to where it asks if you want to create the boot.ini.

This may or may not be fairly well automated so let me know at each step what you see. (Pro is nice for the bootcnfg options...home hasn't got them.)

Tell it yes...we want to create a new boot.ini.
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Can't we do the "Live Chat!" thingy to make the easier?

Otherwise im ready to open boot.ini and say yes to creating a new one.

Edited by Steve Soleimani, 05 October 2006 - 07:06 PM.

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Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Long day... :whistling:

I think it will be less confusing if we stay in the topic to work this problem. If you'll refresh or reload the page often while we're working, it will go quite quickly. Providing we can both manage to be here at the same time.

That being said, go ahead and have it create a new boot.ini and let's see what it comes up with.
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Ok it says "do I want to create a new file". So im ready to make a new boot.ini in notepad.
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Is it wanting you to actually type it in or does it look like it will be an automated process?

I have a boot.ini prepared should we need it.
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Yea it actually wants me to type on in from begining to end.
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Copy the text below and paste it into the notepad window. Click File on the toolbar and choose Save As. Name the file boot.ini, save as File Type All Files, save it to Local Disk C:\ (or the default save location it gives you...if you're unsure, ask)


[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
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Ok I opened boot.ini, it asked to make a new one, I said yes, then entered what you said, and click file - save, and exited. I went back to see and its there saved.

Edited by Steve Soleimani, 06 October 2006 - 07:50 PM.

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Reboot and let me know how it goes.
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Yay its gone. But what exactly does this boot.ini thingy do for my computer.

Thank You

-TechMan1000 aka SOLO
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It basically tells the machine where to find the operating system you want it to boot to.

How's your machine running now? Everything seem as it should?
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Yes thank you.
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Alrighty then...unless loophole has some final advice, I'd say you're good to go! :whistling:

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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :whistling:

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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