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  1. dwax

    dwax New Member

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    I just re booted and after post I got a screen that wants me to select my operating system. It has "Default" and Windows XP Home Edition. It gives you 20 seconds to change.If I let it use the Default it crashes.So I use the other.Before I re booted I never had this, it just started up. Anyone know how I can set it to just use Windows XP as default?
     
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    Looks like your boot.ini has messed up.
    Did you install any skin customize software lately?
     
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    I installed Unreal Tournament 3 then I had to re boot and thats when it started. I had this happen awhile back, and used some program to change it back, but I can't remember what program it was.
     
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    Right click My Computer > Properties > Advanced > Startup and Recovery Settings > At the top select which operating system you want to load in preference. Useful stuff in that window on lots of startup options- take a look.
     
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    I seen that in there. I tries to change the default to "Windows XP Home Edition" And still at start up I have that problem. Wish I could remember what I did the last time. What happens when you get old. :D
     
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