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deleting mulitple os names @ startup

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by chintan, Jan 17, 2007.

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  1. chintan

    chintan Thread Starter

    Jan 17, 2007
    hey i had installed multiple os on my pc. but somehow one got currupted, so i deleted that folder, but on startup, it still shows that old os name. how can i get rid of dis
  2. bonk

    bonk Banned

    Sep 8, 2005

    You can edit the BOOT.INI file.

    Press Windows Logo key + Pause Break key
    in the new window Advanced
    under Startup & Recovery click Settings
    under System Startup click Edit button.

    For one O/S should be something like this

    [boot loader]
    [operating systems]
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    You can also use MSCONFIG and test all the boot paths. It'll allow you to delete any from the GUI that are not valid.
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