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Os Selection Screen

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#1 Armed101


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Posted 16 September 2008 - 01:34 PM

Hi All,
Got a quick question for yall... I have installed three different OS systems on my PC at different times.... Did a reformat of the hard drive and first installed XP Home Edition, then XP Proffesional, and now I have Media Center this has been during a few years.... When I Boot up it goes to a OS selection screen and there is a timer of around 30 sec. when I can select which OS system I want to select. Well now it shows all of the OS systems that I have ever had on the system even though I no longer have XP Home Edition or Pro... Is there a way of changing this where I can delete the other two that I no longer have? I dont mind the screen but it shows up every time I boot up just wondering if there is a way to either take this option off somehow by disabling it in BIOS or preferably removing the other two OS systems that are showing up... Any help would be appreciated :thumbsup: Thanks...

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 01:48 PM

You can go to the Start up and Recovery Options under The advanced tab on My Computer > Propteries and change the time there to 0.

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Posted 16 September 2008 - 02:00 PM

Yes, there are a couple of ways :thumbsup:.

This appears to be the easiest, Removing the invalid entries from Boot.ini - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/bootopt.htm


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