How can I edit the boot file?

  Kanzel 19:31 29 Mar 2010
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When I upgraded to Windows 7 I foolishly unistalled Vista with out first unistalling my ubuntu 8.10 OS. Ubuntu will not run and having deleted it from its partition and reinstalled the new version 9.10, I have two ubuntu's listed when I boot up. I also have XP Pro, in its own partition, which runs OK.

My question is how can I edit the boot file to remove the entry for the ubuntu that does not work?

  BurrWalnut 19:39 29 Mar 2010

Download EasyBCD, scroll down click here and get the instructions click here

After installing it, go to the Add/Remove Entries Tab to change which systems you want/have.

  c4rm0 21:07 29 Mar 2010

You need to edit a file called boot.ini if you have windows installed probaly the easiest way to access it / modify it is through msconfig

  Kanzel 12:02 30 Mar 2010

Many thanks

c4rm0 no not in Windows 7. That only contains Ubuntu if it was installed via its self.

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