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aussieguru

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hi there
i hope u guys can help
i did the wrong thing buy installing one of those pirated xp on my computer
but decided after a while to go legit and bought windows on ebay
i took computer to my corner store cause i didnt wanna loose installed programs on my computer
well he tried to do something and now i have two boot systems
my question is how can i change which operating system should the computer choose to login

Edited by aussieguru, 21 December 2006 - 02:30 PM.

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wannabe1

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Hi aussieguru...

Open My Computer and double click on the "Local Disk C:" icon. How many folders do you see with Windows in the name?

Open Control Panel and double click on the "System" icon. Click the "Advanced" tab...in the "Startup and Recovery" section, click the "Settings" button. In the window that opens, click on the "Edit" button. A notepad window will open (boot.ini)...Copy the contents of that window and Paste it here for me.

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