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XP Problem with Boot

Last response: in Windows XP
December 12, 2007 3:04:46 PM

My machine recognizes either two operating systems on one drive/partition (which I don't think is it), or two boot sequences at startup. Here's the boot.ini

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windows XP Professional"
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

I'm using the one titled "Windows XP Professional", since it works. How do I get rid of the other one, do I just delete the second line, this one:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

Could anyone help me?

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December 13, 2007 11:39:33 PM

*bump* can someone please confirm this by checking their own boot.ini ?
December 14, 2007 7:34:43 PM

Just delete the one you don't want and it will boot right in w/o that prompt to choose.

You should make a copy of the boot.ini file and save it someplace you can get to before you make changes, just incase.
December 16, 2007 10:10:33 PM

same prob just worse
Asked the same question earlier post no answer.
I just got back to this
[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(3)\WINNT="Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional" /fastdetect
C:\="Microsoft Windows