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how to modify the boot meny

I got a problem with a Compaq Armada notebook (1700).
I had Win NT 4.0 on it before I formatted and installed Win 2000. Now I got both Win NT and Win 2000 in my boot meny.I know you should go to the boot.ini file to delete the Win NT boot. But there is no boot.ini on my C dive!?
How do I delete it?
I guess it could be on the very small partition that compaq use for the BIOS.But I can't find anything...
Thank you!
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j_wildrose
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NenadicCommented:
It is there. Just make sure you are viewing Hidden files. When you open C:\ in Explorer, go to TOOLS, FOLDER OPTIONS and select VIEW Property Sheet.

Make sure that option 'Show hidden files and folders' is selected. Also, deselect 'Hide file extensions for known file types' and 'Hide protected operating system (Recommended)'

You should see BOOT.INI now. Before opening it, right-click on it and deselect READ ONLY option in order to be able to change it.
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jhanceCommented:
Or you can just open a CMD window.  CD to C:\ and type EDIT BOOT.INI.  The file is there, it's just hidden.  If you want to see it, type ATTRIB -H BOOT.INI from your CMD window.
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hendrik999Commented:
Just click Start | Run | cmd <Enter>
   c: | cd\ | attrib boot.ini -s -h
make a backup first
   copy boot.ini boot.org
   edit boot.ini
make your modifications and exit the editor
   attrib boot.ini +s +h
reboot your system and see the result
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j_wildroseAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
It was the 'Hide protected operating system (Recommended)'
who caused the problem.
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