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 Post subject: about boot.ini in windows XP
New postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:21 am 

hi, i want to know how to make invalid boot.ini when windows starts up. i just want to troubleshoot it on oracle VM. thanks in advance and btw, with ntdetect.com failed


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 Post subject: Re: about boot.ini in windows XP
New postPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:56 pm 
For this post the author ChloeDavidson has received gratitude : Rich

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Save a Backup Copy of Boot.ini

Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
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Click Start, click Run, type sysdm.cpl, and then click OK.
On the Advanced tab, click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
Under System Startup, click Edit. This opens the file in Notepad ready for editing.
In Notepad, click File on the Menu bar, and then click Save As.
Right click in an empty area of the Save As dialog box, point to New in the context menu, and then click Folder.
Type a name for the new folder, for example temp, and then press the ENTER key to create the folder named temp.
Double-click the new folder named temp, and then click the Save button to save a backup copy of the Boot.ini file.

Edit the Boot.ini File

To view and edit the Boot.ini file:
Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
-or-
Click Start, click Run, type sysdm.cpl, and then click OK.
On the Advanced tab, click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
Under System Startup, click Edit.



i found it on net


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 Post subject: Re: about boot.ini in windows XP
New postPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 3:44 pm 

Thanks Chloe

Here's the source if you'd like to read more: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289022



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