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Problem with Windows XP Loadup


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When I loadup my Windows XP, there are 2 bootable options for me to choose from. How do I make it so there is only 1 bootable option? :tazz:
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you edit your boot.ini file, but before you do, please post that file so you don't make a mistake

it is located in the c:\ directory (root)

it is a hidden system file so you need to reveal it, or you can type

start > run
notepad c:\boot.ini
enter
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Wow, how do you know this stuff? :tazz: I found the file and under notepad, the informatin given is listed below:


[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 (bootscreen)" /fastdetect /KERNEL=kernel1.exe
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect



Oh, and by the way, the boot screen that I want is "Microsoft Windows XP Professional".

Edited by Dark-Fact, 29 June 2005 - 05:27 PM.

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OK, what is up here? Were you attempting to change your bootscreen by chance?
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Yes, I was useing a tool to change bootscreen. So what do I do?
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Is that program still installed?

this
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional (bootscreen)" /fastdetect /KERNEL=kernel1.exe

is telling your computer to boot an edited kernal, where the altered boot screen lies.
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Yes, the program is still installed. Should I delete the edited kernal? Or what should I do?
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here's the questions, I suppose...

first, do both work, and if they do,

do you want to get back to your normal boot (ever)
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Never mind. I got my problem fixed. Thank you for your support. This topic can be closed.

Edited by Dark-Fact, 05 July 2005 - 10:34 PM.

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