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Old 07-09-2007, 06:26 PM   #1
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I somehow managed to get two choices on the bootloader, how do I take the one off that I don't want? I recently installed ubuntu, then took it off so I fixed the mbr by using fixmbr and then fixboot.
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Old 07-09-2007, 07:41 PM   #2
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I'm a little confused. Is it Windows boot loader coming up or did you used Grub or Lilo? Which os or entry do you no longer want?

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I see, it is Windows. So you did use the fixboot and the fixmbr commands?
I suppose going into the boot.ini and editing will do the trick.
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Well to clarify a little bit. I installed ubuntu, but it wouldn't work right for some reason so I wiped the partition clean. WHen I booted I got "GRUB error 22" and did fixmbr and then fixboot. That fixed it, but before I did those I did some other command and typed "1" when I thought it was referring to something else, and now I have "1" and "Windows XP Home Edition" on my boot loader. It's nothing harmful, just a bit annoying.
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Old 07-09-2007, 10:29 PM   #4
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OK I've decided this error is more irritating than I thought. I'm off to install vista again. My old games can take a hike, I'll live for now

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Well, for future reference, all you'd have to do it edit the boot.ini file:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/289022
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Old 07-09-2007, 11:00 PM   #6
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Thanks! That worked, I'm still probably gonna go back to vista though but that info is nice to know.

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