Help for start up problem

Posted on 2007-10-12
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
I recently installed (WINDOWS XP PRO ) on a hard drive attached by a USB ADAPTER hooked up to my laptop. After the installation, I was left with a new startup screen. As follows:
where I have to choose which one to start my operating system.
How do I remove this from the startup process?
Thanks for any help.
Question by:rdf1941
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    Goto Start>Run>msconfig>Boot.ini
    and click on Check All Boot Paths
    does it ask to Remove an Invalid Entry
    say Yes and let it to finish
    restart and now it shud boot straight into the valid installtion

    And you can edit the Boot.ini manually also to remove the other OS entry.
    HOW TO: Edit the Boot.ini File in Windows XP;EN-US;q289022
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    Start in the working XP, rightclick Mycomputer and go to properties. Go to Advanced - startup and recovery settings - edit - remove the one with the setup.
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    SheharyaarSaahil, you're still too fast ;)
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    Accepted Solution

    Try this one...

    Go to control panel > system > advanced > startup and recovery

    1. Make sure the default operating system is WIndows XP Pro

    2. Uncheck time to display list of operating systems

    This will stop it from showing the screen

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