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Boot Manager Problems

by bigd6281 / May 16, 2009 4:40 AM PDT

I have a Compaq presario, windows xp home edition, when the windows 7 beta was out i of course dual booted it on my computer, for soem reason internet did not work so when i logged back on to my xp i formatted the partiton, but from some reason when i turn on xp WINDOWS 7 Dual boot is still showing but nothing loads from it and every time i have to manually click Earlier Versions of windows and windows xp, AND NO MATTER WHAT I DO I CANT REMOVE the windows 7 form dual boot even though os isnt there anymore

CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME?

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Can You Edit The Boot.ini File?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / May 16, 2009 7:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Boot Manager Problems

After booting into XP, click on Start-Run, type: msconfig ,then click on OK.. When the System Configuration Utility opens, click on the "Boot.ini" tab, then remove the boot instructions for Windows 7, click on Apply, then OK, and restart the computer. After the restart, when the System Configuration Utility warning box shows, place a CHECK mark in the box that says "Don't show this message or load the System Configuration Utility at startup".

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Boot Manger Problems Reply to Grif Thomas
by bigd6281 / May 17, 2009 9:48 AM PDT

[Compaq Presario, Win Xp Home, SystemPack3]

i tryed your suggestion, but win i looked in boot.ini all i saw was Windows Xp Home Edition, and Ubuntu i did not see windows 7 but yet it still shows up during boot up Sad

ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS?

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Master boot record
by stevefrancissr / May 17, 2009 10:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Boot Manager Problems

Use fdisk on the master boot record "fdisk /mbr".
do this in dos

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How DO i use fdisk
by bigd6281 / May 18, 2009 10:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Master boot record

How do you use fdisk/mbr?

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