Multiple Boot Loader – Windows XP

Issue: Sometimes after reinstalling Windows XP , you get multiple options for Windows XP while booting up the system on the OS Choice menu . Even though you have installed Windows XP and that is the only OS in your system , you still get the prompt before Windows takes you to the log on screen.

Resolution :

Enter System Configuration by typing msconfig in Start->Run->msconfig and Click on boot.ini tab on the top


Click on the button that says “Check all Boot Paths” to get a similar windows ( see screenshot below)


Click on Yes and restart your system.


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