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Dual Boot Startup Problem

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#1 slobbadobba


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Posted 09 August 2007 - 06:47 AM

I tried the Vista software upgrade for the limited period and found I prefered xp ( as Im used to it). I uninstalled Vista,but, on start up Vista still is an option for which operating system I want to use. I have to use the up arrow to opt for XP and press enter. If I miss the option Vista starts then stops telling me there are files missing. I thought Id uninstalled Vista from my pc altogether but there must still be some files somewhere for the dual boot to come up. Only problem is guys, I dont know where to look or what to do to totally uninstall Vista. Is there a start up file in registry or elsewhere that hasnt been uninstalled? Not a serious problem, just a niggling one! Cheers for any help! :thumbsup:

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Posted 09 August 2007 - 06:49 AM

It is probably the boot.ini file that is giving you trouble.

How to edit the Boot.ini file in Windows XP
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