two versions of Windows...

  martjc 12:39 PM 21 May 11
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...this laptop has a menu at boot time which offers two versions of Windows. I think one is a failed installation. How do I get rid of it???

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:21 PM 21 May 11

What versions?

Different methods are required depending on the operating system.

If XP then Start - Run - type msconfig - boot.ini tab - click check boot paths

If Vista or W7 then use easyBCD to repair the bootloader see here

  martjc 09:28 AM 22 May 11
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It's Win XP. Have tried with msconfig and bootcfg. No joy there. Decided to just reduce the timeout on the menu, with the good copy as default.

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