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PC won't boot

  techy gal 11:58 18 Dec 04

For some reason my Pc has suddenly decided not to boot. I can force it to by selecting F9 when the HP thing comes up and then I have to select which 'IPL device' I wish to boot from. This is fine but irritating!
I read something that hinted I needed perhaps to look at my boot.ini file and a search revealed I only have a backup. What should the boot.ini file say (I wish to boot from C:\ and have Windows XP Pro) and proabably more importantly where should it be.? The backup is in C:\WINDOWS\pss
Please can you help?

  BurrWalnut 13:52 18 Dec 04

[boot loader]



[operating systems]

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect

If you have a single operating system it should look like this. Hopefully this will post as 5 lines. Copy and paste it in the root folder (C:\) as boot.ini using notepad.

  BurrWalnut 13:54 18 Dec 04

The last 2 lines shown above is line 5 and there is a space between XP and Professional.

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