Autumn Creators Update F8 Legacy

  rdave13 09:10 06 Oct 2017

Just tested the F8 legacy Advanced Boot Options menu access on this update and it still works.

In CMD (admin) type bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy and enter. Can come in handy at times of trouble. Just for information.

  john bunyan 11:37 06 Oct 2017


Tried but "access is denied" came up. Will follow up as there is an article in Ten Forums

Advanced boot prompt

Thanks for the info.

  rdave13 23:37 06 Oct 2017

john bunyan

Access is denied make me think you didn't run the command prompt as administrator?

  rdave13 23:45 06 Oct 2017

Forgot the first post is always in 'strong' letters so can't differentiate without quotes.

bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy has always worked for my multitude of laptops we have.

  john bunyan 16:34 07 Oct 2017


Tried again, did, as before, use administrator cmd prompt. Got message: the boot configuration data store could not be opened - access is denied

  rdave13 18:00 07 Oct 2017

john bunyan , that's odd. Here's what I get on a prerelease build,

  alanrwood 09:27 08 Oct 2017


I had a similar problem a long time back and realised I was not using curly brackets round "default". Just a long shot!!!

  john bunyan 18:20 08 Oct 2017

Thanks both. I copied and pasted links from rdave13 and from my link. Will try again when I have time.

  Forum Editor 22:41 09 Oct 2017

Moved to the Windows help forum from Consumer Rights Advice.

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