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Double XP Pro boot

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by zumlif, Aug 5, 2006.

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  1. zumlif

    zumlif Thread Starter

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    I recently hada catastrophic malware attack in spite of umpteen security programs and had to reload windowsxp pro & sp2 from the CD and reinstall all my programs. On booting I get white text on black screen asking me to make a choice of XP Pro to boot from, one of which doesn't work. I have a partial Windows file which I can't get rid of because half the files are "Being used by another program". I am not too bothered about the 2nd. Windows file but the screen on booting is irritating. Anybpdy else had this?
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Try this .. . Click on Start . . Run . . type msconfig . . click on the Boot Ini tab and click on Check all boot paths . . if it comes back with one in invalid, click Fix invalid boot paths
     
  3. zumlif

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    Thank you simpswr. I didn't get "Fix invalid boot paths" but "Delete boot path" which I did and so far it is working OK.
     
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