Multiboot problem with XP

  Luthien 15:02 16 Mar 05

Having purchased a new HDD I set about loading my copy of XP Pro. On returning to the room I found that the installation had stopped, incomplete. I then restarted the install from scratch and this time it worked perfectly. However, when I boot up I get a screen that asks which OS I want to use, with a choice of two Windows XP systems. The first one works, the second doesn't. How do I get rid of this annoying message? Any help much appreciated.

  Fingees 15:06 16 Mar 05

I'm afraid the only certain way is to re format drive, and start over.
This time stay with it as it does require configuring.

  TomJerry 15:36 16 Mar 05

"Control Panel", "System", "Advanced", "Startup and Recovery", Untick "Display a list of existing operating systems".

PC has two bootup records because you install twice.

  Luthien 12:39 18 Mar 05

I couldn't get the option to untick the Display, but this screen allowed me to edit boot.ini, I was able to delete the reference to the failed install, and everything is ok now. Thanks again.

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