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Hi, just a quick one. I have been using a dual boot system on the same drive ie XP & Vista. As I use XP most, mainly because of the peripherals which are not supported with Vista yet. I have to wait around for the option of booting with XP or Vista will boot by default. Being lazy I want to just turn on and leave it to boot so I have removed Vista and deleted the partition. The problem is I still get the boot option showing up when Vista isn't even there. Can someone tell me how to get rid of this option. I thought of flashing the Bios but then thought there may be a simpler way. Is there? Thanks.

Steve.
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Right-click My Computer -> Properties -> Advanced -> Settings under Startup and Recovery.
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Hi, thanks for that. I found the info but I'm not sure what to do with it?

[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 Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
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Okay, its not there.

This might be of help:
http://www.brunolinu...oot_option.html
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Thanks again that sorted it. (The program seems to have been updated by the look of it but all the options are there and it's easy :) to use).
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