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Edit the boot.ini file in Windows 2000??

By ryan ·
I know in WinNT 4.0 you can edit the boot.ini file to add/delete the startup O/S.

How do you edit it in Windows 2000?

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Edit the boot.ini file in Windows 2000??

by ncobb In reply to Edit the boot.ini file in ...

There are 2 ways to access the W2k boot.ini
file (1)you can edit the time out and default parameters by using the System option in Control panel. (2) To view hidden files in My Computer 1. On the TOOLS menu, click Folder Options, and then click theView tab. 2. Clear the Hide potected operation system files.
3. Click Ok.
From here you can use any standard text editor.

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Edit the boot.ini file in Windows 2000??

by mdsnitc In reply to Edit the boot.ini file in ...

I would only add that the file still has the read-only attribute set - you will need to remove before changing it.

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by gneal In reply to Edit the boot.ini file in ...

You may not see at first. It seems to reappear after a reboot for some reason unknown to me. Reebooting will make it visible.

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Edit the boot.ini file in Windows 2000??

by Gregory Pleau In reply to Edit the boot.ini file in ...

Open a DOS box (Command Prompt)
Go to C:ATTRIB -R -H -S BOOT.INI
(edit the file)
ATTRIB +R +H +S BOOT.INI
(reboot to see your changes take effect)

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