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Before booting shows 2 profile

I am using winxp sp-2. Once I used to recovery with Cd and unfartunately its not succeded. After that when I start my PC it shows profile-1 and profile-2 before booting when I select any profile it start booting and rest well functioning. I want it to auto boot and remove these profile option. Please help. Jalal

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  • Jalal Ahmad Aug 26, 2007

    In there notepad shows like this , I dont find that profile

    [boot loader]
    [operating systems]
    multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn
    Plz define where is profile 2 entries which hav to delete


  • Jalal Ahmad Aug 26, 2007

    Its solved my problem and start auto booting.
    Tnx for support




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To remove a profile: first boot up into the profile that you want to keep. 1. right click [My Computer] and select [Properties] from drop-down list. 2. Select the [Hardware] tab from top of next menu. 3. Select [Hardware Profiles] button below. 4. Select the un-wanted profile and then select [delete] button and then select [ok].

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You need to edit your boot.ini file Click on START, right click on MyComputer, click on properties. In the System Properties Window click on the Advanced tab at the top, then click on Settings under Startup and Recovery. Click on Edit to edit the startup options manually. it should open a notepad that looks similar to this: [boot loader] timeout=5 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOW S [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windo ws XP Media Center Edition" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptOut Under the [Operating Systems] sections is where you will have multiple entries for profiles. Delete the entire entry for the profile you don't use. Save the file afterwards and that should do it. Good Computing!

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