Dual Boot, how to stop it ?

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  1. richjthorpe

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    Hi all,

    I installed XP Pro on D: by mistake then installed on to C:. I've deleted the D: copy but it still asks which to boot from in the DOS prompt. How can I stop this ?

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    Richie.
     
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    Edit the boot.ini file in notepad and remove the option you don't want.
     
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    Or run 'msconfig' from the run command, choose the boot.ini tab and then select 'check all boot paths'.

    It should sort it out for you itself.
     
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    right click on my computer, go to properties. Then click on the 'Advanced' tab and then click on the 'Startup and recovery' button.

    The top bit will tell you which OS you are booting to under 'default Operating system'. It is a drop down menu and you will see both. Select the C: partition as the default

    Now you can either change the menu time to 0 on the bit that says 'time to display list of operating systems'. Then it will boot straight through and you won't notice.

    To delete it completely click edit and remove the line of code relating to the incorrect OS on the D: drive.
     

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