duel boot system menue

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by greg, Jul 10, 2003.

  1. greg

    greg Guest

    I have a duel operating system on my machine. windows me and windows
    xp home edition. each operating system has been set up on their own hard
    drive. for some reason the default is set up to run windows me. to that
    end I have a couple of questions reguarding the first menue of a duel boot
    system that allows you to choose which operating system you wish to use.
    the first question i have is if there a way to change which operating
    system is the default? the second question is if there is a way to clean
    out some of the old os options that no longer exist in the menue. i have
    tried various things with no luck. any help would be apriciated


    greg, Jul 10, 2003
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  2. greg

    Shep© Guest

    My computer/Right click/Properties/Advanced/Startup and
    Recovery/Settings/Default operating System field.

    What operating options and which menu?
    Shep©, Jul 10, 2003
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  3. greg

    Me2U Guest

    Since you have one OS per physical hard drive (not virtual) if your BIOS is new enough you can
    switch between boot drives there.
    Me2U, Jul 11, 2003
  4. greg

    greg Guest

    that first part worked really well, thanks. as far as my second question
    what has happened is i had a verson of xp pro installed, i have since
    reformated that drive and put in xp home. however the option is still
    there on the list. the menue i'm refering to is the menue that has you
    select the operating system you wish to use.


    greg, Jul 11, 2003
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