Startup options

  Cuddles 13:40 30 Nov 2005

When starting W2k get the option of three versions to boot from, have unticked option in Startup so it does not show, but how do i remove the options completely, have looked through registry but not sure what i am looking for.

  ACOLYTE 14:06 30 Nov 2005

I think you would need to edit the boot.ini file but not bieng a W2K user i wouldnt know where that is for that OS.

  Diodorus Siculus 14:08 30 Nov 2005

Yes, you edit the boot.ini file ; it is in the root folder of C drive

usually c:\boot.ini

Be sure to have a copy first; also it is a hidden file so you have to set windows to show it.

  stylehurst 14:08 30 Nov 2005

The boot.ini file is in the root in W2K; however it is a hidden read only file
Editing the boot.ini will remove unwanted star up options

  Diodorus Siculus 14:09 30 Nov 2005

Windows 2000 Boot.ini Configuration Resources
click here

  Diodorus Siculus 14:10 30 Nov 2005

How To Edit the Boot.ini File in Windows 2000
click here;en-us;311578&sd=tech

click here

  Cuddles 20:40 30 Nov 2005

Problem solved, edited boot.ini in notepad, spot on advice as usual.

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