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#16
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ok, did you take the xp install cd out of the cd drive when you were done? or is it still there?

Edited by todd333, 02 September 2005 - 03:00 PM.

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no i took it out
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ok, and your problem is that your trying to get rid of the message about setting up xp?
what is it saying exactly?
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demirkol

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on the top it says:
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
and below it says:
Microsoft windows xp Professional setup
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Hi 'demi'
I haven't a clue on how to solve your difficult problem.

But I do have a suggestion that might bring more solutions. :tazz:
(I am assuming you have already tried all the good suggestions
already given here.)

If you would go to your first post of this thread and edit it.
Below Topic Title, there is a place for TOPIC DESCRIPTIONS.

If you would give a little explanation of your dilemma, then GEEK friends
here would know what the problem is and come to your assistance.
Whereas, HELP NEEDED is very general and it might not draw everyone's
attention, that could help you solve your problem.

Just a suggestion.
Sincerely, Janie :)

Edited by fflowergirl, 02 September 2005 - 11:00 PM.

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demirkol

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thanks
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Anyone?
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if all you want to do is get rid of that extra option at startup,

start > run
notepad c:\boot.ini

cut and paste here -- DO NOT SAVE the file for the moment -- what appears in notepad
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[Boot Loader]
Timeout=5
Default=C:\$WIN_NT$.~BT\BOOTSECT.DAT
[Operating Systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
C:\$WIN_NT$.~BT\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows XP Professional Setup"
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[Boot Loader]
Timeout=5
Default=C:\$WIN_NT$.~BT\BOOTSECT.DAT
[Operating Systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
C:\$WIN_NT$.~BT\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows XP Professional Setup"

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select and delete that line I BOLDED (and ONLY that line), then save the file, reboot
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I did what you told me but where do i save to because when i press crtl S a message comes up saying Cannot creat the c:\boot.ini file. Make sure that the path and filename are correct. When i click ok another box comes up and it ask me where to save
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Control C is for "copy". Control S is "save".

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demirkol

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i did crtl S so i can save the file not copy it that is what gerryf said
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need to get rid of th read only attribute of boot.ini
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you know how to do this?
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