Q. How can I get the computer to stop asking for an Operating System that no longer exists?
... a long time ago I installed a second version of Windows XP on my computer.
If memory serves, I installed it on the same directory as my original operating
system. I uninstalled it shortly thereafter however, every time I boot up, the
computer asks me which copy of XP I want to use. This despite the fact that I
have since totally reinstalled windows and even replaced the physical hard
drive! How can I get it to stop asking for an operating system that no longer
A. For the easy and safe way try this.
Click on Start > Run and type msconfig and press Enter.
Click on the Boot Ini tab and click on Check all boot paths.
If it comes back with one is invalid, Click Fix invalid boot paths.
It is important to note that there is never one fix for a question. What may work for one person might not for the next. Depending on the problem and the way it is described by the Computer Owner there may be Six different approaches to a positive outcome. If the first answer I give you to your question doesn’t work let me know and I will send you another. Just give me details.
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