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Windows boot.ini offer boot from CD or other external drive?

I have a Windows setup where boot.ini is configured such that it offers dual-boot for different operating systems at boot time. Is there any syntax for boot.ini that will make it also offer to boot ...
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How to identify and remove unused boot entries on Windows 2008 server after mirrored disk failure

I had one of the software mirrored disks on a Server 2008 R2 server fail. It dropped off, a reboot brought it back, but it was out of date, so I had to revert to the mirror and rebuild the bad disk (...
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How to blacklist a particular bad RAM area in Windows? [duplicate]

I have found a RAM error with MemTest86+ (the version included with Ubuntu 13.04), it says: Failing address: 002f796c48 - 759.5 MB I have no money to buy new RAM now and the error seems to be ...
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Windows XP boot process halts with flashing cursor after boot.ini selection

Preface: I have a Toshiba Portege M200 laptop and approx. once every 3 months I turn on this laptop and find I am unable to boot past the Select your OS screen. After selecting my OS, the screen ...
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Confused about boot.ini

I recently read a little bit about boot.ini and I am a little confused. From what I understood, boot.ini works kind of like menu.lst for GRUB (or any of the other files that GRUB needs). So, if boot....
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Where can I find the boot.ini file on Windows 7?

Where is the boot.ini file in Windows 7? Supposedly it's in the C: drive - I enabled hidden files and disabled Hide system files in the Folder Options but I still can't find it. Does anyone know ...
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Triple boot trouble: Ubuntu 10.04 + W7 + XP - XP won't boot

I have been using this triple boot system for one year, but yesterday WinXP stopped booting. I usually select the Windows boot loader from the GRUB2 menu and then the "Earlier version of Windows" to ...
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Is it safe to edit boot.ini this way?

I installed Windows XP Home from usb (used Win to Flash program) to create the bootable usb), the problem is that windows won't boot up without the usb drive. I think its looking for the files at the ...
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Configure Boot Menu

I Have Two Hard Disk Drive.In One Hard Disk Installed Windows Xp And In Other Hard Disk Installed Windows 7.I Want Install Two Hard Disk in One System And Configure This System For Boot Menu with ...
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boot.ini Issue - Multi-boot System, Linux, XP and XP64 - Missing File in system32 Message

I have an interesting issue that has me stumped. Not that I'm a computer whiz or anything. I have a multi-boot system with two hard drives: one drive has CentOS and Windows XP 64-bit and the other ...
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Location of boot.ini in case of multiple hard disks

I have two hard disks, with each hard disk having a single Windows XP system partition installed on it and multiple partitions. Will there be a single boot.ini for all the hard disks and where will ...
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How to installl Fedora without Cd Rom/DVD drive and booting from USB?

Hi is it possible to install Fedora on a computer with a screwed CD/DVD Drive (Doesn't Work) and no USB Boot option on start up? I tried Unetbootin it doesnt work either I get "Invalid Boot File" on ...
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Multiple nt52 entries in bootmgr

I have a machine with Windows XP, Server 2003 R2, and Server 2008 R2. Right now, bootmgr has one entry for Server 2008 R2 and one entry for ntldr, which then leads to the ntldr boot.ini menu. Is it ...