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Pravin Babar Jul 17, 2004, 04:03pm EDT Report Abuse
I have a 120 gb hdd with four partitions.

i had win xp in drive c. i had to reinstall winxp but somehow by mistake it got installed in drive d.
now even after installing win xp in drive c again and formatting drive d, still i get option of two win xp
at boot time.

Please tell me what changes to make to boot.ini so that i will not get that boot screen of selecting which os.
should i delete the line
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect
in the boot.ini file
please help

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Michael C Jul 17, 2004, 04:11pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Please help with boot.ini
I know a friend that had this problem, he had to download StyleXP to get rid of it, download that program and there is a setting that resets the .ini file, im sure there is another way but you might as well do it this way.

Corvus Raven Jul 17, 2004, 04:56pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Please help with boot.ini
May look something like this:

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect

Delete this one: "multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition" /fastdetect"

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