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How do I get rid of this boot screen?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by nickelodeon, Apr 21, 2004.

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  1. nickelodeon

    nickelodeon Thread Starter

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    hi,

    I recently had BootXP to change my boot screen. I had to delete this to instal windows sp1 (service pack 1). I deleted BootXP but the boot sceen still stayed there. When i start up my comp it comes up with an option screen asking which boot screen I would like to start up with. One is called SimpMatrix and the other Windows XP. Because i deleted bootxp when I click on SimpMatrix the normal xp boot screen comes up. What I really want to do is get that option menu away because the two are the same boot screen.


    sorry if that made no sense lol.


    cheers
     
  2. Elvandil

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    It made enough sense.

    You need to edit your boot.ini file.

    Right-click My Computer, Properties, Advanced tab, Startup and Recovery Settings button.

    Click the "Edit" button, copy the contents and paste it for us to have a look at.
     
  3. nickelodeon

    nickelodeon Thread Starter

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    soory this was so late. I recewntly fried my motherboard lol....


    heres what came up...

    [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="SimpMatrix" /fastdetect /
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
     
  4. Elvandil

    Elvandil

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    Great.

    Just remove the entry about the boot screen and leave the rest. So it should look like this:
    -------------------------
    [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 Professional" /fastdetect
    --------------------------------
    Try that and then tell us how well it worked :D.
     
  5. nickelodeon

    nickelodeon Thread Starter

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    cheers man worked great :D

    thanks for your help :D:D:D
     
  6. Elvandil

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    You're welcome.
     
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