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Multi-Boot


HondaMan

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I am running XP and Win7 as a multi-boot. When the computer starts, I get offered a choice of op.sys.

My question - how do I edit this menu?

Thanks in anticipation.

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BurrWalnut

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From an elevated Command Prompt, i.e. click the Windows Orb (Start) > All Programs > Accessories and right-click Command Prompt, then ‘Run as Administrator’. Type bcdedit and press Enter.

The main details are:
Identifier - is the name of the boot entry.
Device - the device is the drive or virtual image that the system will use to boot.
Path - is the location of the bootloader file.
Description - is the name for the operating system, e.g. ‘Windows 7’.

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BurrWalnut

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I forgot the link to the BCDEDIT parameters, click here

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HondaMan

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Many thanks. That appears to be exactly what I want.

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