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Dual Boot 7/XP // Windows 7 Option will not go away.

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#1 JacobHall


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Posted 24 July 2010 - 04:45 AM

Hello there,

I recently Installed Windows 7, and decided to remove it. I installed it from a iso obtained from Microsoft. After installing it, Windows 7 decided to make its own boot record, I formatted the partition it was on and looked to remove the boot record from boot.ini.

No such luck,

;Warning: Boot.ini is used on Windows XP and earlier operating systems.
;Warning: Use BCDEDIT.exe to modify Windows Vista boot options.
[boot loader]
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOW S
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Micro soft Windows XP Home Edition" /NOEXECUTE=OPTIN /FASTDETECT /TUTAG=9HKO74 /KERNEL=TUKERNEL.EXE

I understand it is something to do with a Master Boot Record, but my Acer Aspire One does not have a CD Drive and that is why the only software that allows me to re-install windows is the eRecovery Agent. But problems again, It seems because the boot label is stuck I can't use eRecovery.

I really need this removing, as quick as possible.

Thanks, and I look forward to a reply.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 24 July 2010 - 07:24 AM

Removing Windows Vista Bootloader from Startup Microsoft Vista Tech-Recipes - http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/1341/removi...loader_startup/


#3 JacobHall

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Posted 24 July 2010 - 08:48 AM

You will need a Windows XP Home or Windows XP Professional CD to be able to do this.

Not got... no cd drive

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