Remove entry from boot menu?

Discussion in 'Windows XP Help and Support' started by YanKleber, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. YanKleber

    YanKleber New Member

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    Hello,

    This is my first post here. Maybe this is a silly question but I couldn't figure out to solve it by myself.
    Until some time ago I had two HDs on my system, being Windows XP at a SATA and Windows 7 at an old IDE. Recently I upgraded my motherboard to a new model that doesn't support IDE so I just discarded the Windows 7 HD and sticked to XP.

    The problem is that now every time I boot my computer it shows a boot menu with the options:

    Windows 7
    Earlier Windows version

    I would like to remove it to not have to keep selecting the "Earlier Windows Version". I tried the boot.ini but I think that it is somewhere else because these entries aren't there.

    Any clue?

    Thanks!
     
  2. badrobot

    badrobot Senior Member

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    You need to go to "msconfig" (type it on search bar in Start Menu as shown below):

    msconfig.

    And then delete the other boot option from there under "Boot" tab:


    Boot Options.


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  3. YanKleber

    YanKleber New Member

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    It won't work. As I mentioned before these entries aren't in the boot.ini. Look what I see with my msconfig:

    boot.
     
  4. patcooke

    patcooke Microsoft MVP
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    Try visual bcd editor.
     
  5. YanKleber

    YanKleber New Member

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    Cheers, patcooke! The DualBootRepair utility from Visual BCD solved the issue!

    :)

    Thanks a lot!
     

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