Boot Ini. File Corrupt Or Invalid

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jason01

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Im Having A Problem With My Xp Home Edition,,,my Wife Installed Ms Office Two Days Ago,,,now Every Time We Boot Up We Get The Invalid Boot Ini. File Warning,,,then The Comp Proceeds To Start Up,,,,its Running Slow,,,and It Removed My Boot Ini. Tab At The Top Of My Msconfig Screen,,,ive Asked Alot Of People And All Anyone Can Tell Me Is To Reformat,,,which I Would Like To Avoid If Possible,,,,im Open To Ideas If Anyone Has One,,,thanks!!!!
 

DFC

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right click on my computer go to properties then click the advanced tab then cilck settings under start up and recovery under system startup then click edit and paste (if not there)
[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect

and shut down your pc..
 

jason01

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thanks dfc,,,,,the only problem is that after i get to the properties screen,,,i hit advanced,,but it doesnt give an option for settings,,,it just offers attributes for file indexing and the only two tabs i get are "general" and "shortcut",,,,maybe i missed something,,,ill check back in a couple hours,,,thank you for your help
 

jason01

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sorry about that dfc,,,,,im a little stupid this morning,,,i clicked on my shortcut on the desktop instead of the one on my start menu,,,i finally got it to do what you said but,,,,when i click on startup and recovery,,,it says boot and timeout settings cannot be changed
 

jason01

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ok,,,,final thread on this subject,,,sorry for the confusion,,,,after several attempts i finally got the edit function to work,,,copied and pasted your reply to the boot notepad,,,,it worked like a charm,,,,,,thank you very much for all your help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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