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Old 11-14-2005, 07:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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um..i have a problem now, everytime that i boot my computer i get two options for two OS one of them is a fully installed Windows while the other is half installed, so i was wondering if there is a way to delete the half installed OS without needing to format my drive, thx
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start, run, type msconfig. go to boot.ini and click on check all boot paths, click ok to remove the invalid one and thats it
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oo, thats it? thx, going to try it
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I've always wondered if there was an automatic option to scan and correct your boot.ini is there?
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