Dual Operating System Boot - Continuing Problems

  Acco 18:50 14 Mar 2004
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I posted the following query earlier today:

"I attempted to set up Windows XP as a second operatng system on my PC but abandoned this before completing the setup procedure. Now every time i boot the PC I get a dual choice of sysytem: "Normal Windows" and "Windows XP Setup". The system default is now "W XP Setup"
Does anyone know how I can eliminate the unwanted "W XP Setup" so that the PC defaults to its normal operating system?"

Powerless suggested deleting the line which gave the W XP option in "boot.ini".

I tried this but the system still presents two boot options: "windows (default)" and "windows 98". Can anyone suggest what the correct script for the "boot.ini" file should be? Or another alternative?

  tafoody 18:57 14 Mar 2004

in XP you could try start\run MSCONFIG

then under boot.ini click on 'check boot paths', it may offer to delete the XP set up.

  powerless 18:57 14 Mar 2004

Why post another thread?

Click Start, Control Panel, System, Advanced, Settings [third one],

Select the default OS in the drop down.

Uncheck the box next to "Time to display list of operating systems".

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