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Dual boot count down time change

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by thewolfe, Feb 13, 2003.

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  1. thewolfe

    thewolfe Thread Starter

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    Dual boot count down time change

    Where do I change the "count down" time on my dual boot screen?
     
  2. cahallmxj

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    if your running windows 2000 (make sure your an admistrator for 2000 and XP) right click on my computer and then select properties, click on the advanced tab and then click the startup and recovery button. their should be an option in their for displaying the list of operatings system time. enter the time you want and then hit ok.

    for windows XP go to start->control panel->switch to windows classic view->system->advanced->startup and recovery->their will be an option there that is checked that says time to display opeating system put whatever value you need and then click ok.

    when you restart the computer the display time should be longer or shorter depending on what you put in.

    hope this helps
     
  3. cybertech

    cybertech Retired Moderator

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    You can also change the time in the boot.ini file. This is a read-only, hidden file so you have to change the attributes before you edit the timeout period. Restore to read-only and hidden when you are done.

    :)
     
  4. thewolfe

    thewolfe Thread Starter

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    Thanks for your help, I've done it before but couldn't remember how.
     
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