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Booting slow in os

I have multi os(win me & winxp),the problem is ,on booting time system displays winxp option trice, for example 1.winme 2.winxp 3.winxp 4.winxp now i want delete 2&3 help me

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Re: booting slow in os

You need to edit the Boot.ini file to do that.

Here's a link that will guide you on how to remove those extra boot options:

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

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I have a p5gcmx problem, displays black after installing the window7 os

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Options you can try.
1. Can you boot the OS Win 7 in "Safe-Mode"?
If you can boot your system into safe-mode, then your monitor cannot handle a "higher graphic resolution" which will result a black screen. You can try using a better montor with resolution "1280x720".

Hope it helps, & Good luck.

Mar 03, 2011 | Operating Systems

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How to remove one operating system in dual boot?

-right click on my computer, select properties
-move to the advanced tab
-under 'startup and recovery' select settings
-in the new dialog box you have a couple of options:
-if you wish to leave DOS on the machine, but not see the option screen you can simply set the 'time to display list of operating systems:' to 0 as winXP should now be ur default OS
-if the removal of dos is your goal, then click edit
-first save a copy of the notepad file which opens 'boot.ini' just incase you make a mistake
-now there will be a lines similar to:

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn

*There will also be a line for dos here under [operating systems] something like 'multi(1)disk(0)partition(#).....'
-check that your default line points to XP, as it does above
-now erase the line with the other OS, in this case DOS 7.1 ie. 'multi(1)' NOTE *the entire line may be more than one line in notepad*
-save the file
-then you are free to erase the folder associated with the erased OS NOTE *if a mistake was made, you may wish to do this as the last step*
-reboot your system and its done.

-upon any mistakes load into either DOS or XP, etc which ever is easiest (or still remaining on your system)
-copy the old boot.ini over the modified one, and try again
-good luck

Feb 01, 2011 | Operating Systems

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I turned on the PC, was asked to choose between WIN and WIN XP. When I choose WIN XP, the message comes up that "file nvrd32.sys could not be found" and so then I had to reboot the PC, choose WIN...

need the xp disc someone or thing has deleted a system-32, made the same mistake and had to reload the OS. System 32 is a main part of Your OS with just one little whoops of deletion you render the program useless. it should save your old stuff in a win.old file which it'll explain as you redo the whole thing over again good luck hope I can help

Jan 20, 2011 | Operating Systems

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My computer does not start in normal mode .... i suspect there is a virus infected application which does not uninstall ..

ok boot windows in safe mode

click start>run> and type there "msconfig"

aaarwind_12.jpg 1st select the tab "Startup"
2nd click "diable all"
3rd click "apply"
4th click "OK"

after that windows will ask for restart. do restart the windows. if you have virus problem this method will fix most of the cases. if same problem persists you check RAM or DISPLAY hardware and drivers. best of luck.

Jan 20, 2011 | Operating Systems

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I have 2 HDD's in my PC - both with Win XP Prop

Boot.ini is correct, but looks default is booting from Disk2 and partition 1 which is your G:\ 500 GB.

Try Copying boot.ini from c:\boot.ini to g:\boot.ini It might help

In your example I see missing "\" after partition(1), may be typing mistake, but in real time can generate error.

You boot.ini looks exactly same in both drive c:\ & G:\

[boot loader]
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="GUY DRIVE XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

Note: boot.ini will be hidden and readonly file. You need to unhide the file and remote the read only option and then only you will be able to save the boot.ini file

Hope this helps

May 22, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

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the following id taken from my own XP media centre laptop.

line 1 [boot loader]
line 2 timeout=30
line 3 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
line 4 [operating systems]
line 5 multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Windows XP Media Center Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

ignore the "line 1,2,3 etc" I added them for clarity the formatting in this answer pane messes up the last line.

also before you get to edit the start up file make sure that the default operating system listed is the sae as line 5 starting from the "

hope this helps.

Nov 08, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition...

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Dual booting in my system one window xp and another window vista C:drive in xp D: in vista than I formated D: drive than also first time starting two option xp or vista than I want vista's option remove...

Boot to Vista. Then
  • right-click "my computer", then "properties".
  • click the "Advanced" section (Vista: on the left side bar).
  • In the section that says "Startup and Recovery", click "settings".
  • Under "Default operating system", choose "Windows Vista".
  • REMOVE the checks next to "Time to display list of..." and "Time to display recovery options..."
  • click ok to everything.
Now you will need to remove Windows XP.
IMPORTANT: for the next step make sure you boot to Windows Vista. Otherwise you could corrupt your computer.
  • Go to "Start", "Control Panel"
  • Open "Administrative Tools"
  • next, open "Computer Management".
  • On the left, there's a side bar. Under "Storage", click "Disk Management".

  • Now, If windows XP is on drive C:\,
    right click C:\ and select "Format"
  • Click "OK".
hope this helps.

Aug 04, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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as i interpret your question, you are asking for some examples of Operating Sytems? if thats so, here are some:

MS Windows
ver. 3.11, Win95, Win98, WinME, WinXP, Win Vista
Win NT, Win2000 Pro, Win2000 Server, Win 2003 Server

Linux OS, several "flavors" like Ubuntu, Red Hat, Mandrake, Bayanihan Linux (from DOST-UP)

Sun Solaris, Unix Operating System, BeOS

Apple MacOS, OSX, OS 9

almost forgot, DOS, MS DOS and PC DOS

Mar 01, 2008 | Operating Systems

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Winxp cannot boot - missing files message

Just make sure you get these files on your computer.
Download hal.dll from here:

Place it in windows\system32 folder.

Now go to the drive you have windows installed in (C:/ for example), and then create a new file, name it boot.ini.

Open boot.ini with notepad, and enter this:

[boot loader]
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS /usepmtimer
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect /usepmtimer
Save boot.ini now, and try booting your computer, it should work.

Nov 17, 2007 | Operating Systems

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Before booting shows 2 profile

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!

Aug 26, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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