XP Dual Boot

Asus / EEE PC
Jared Radaker January 25, 2009 at 11:53:40
Specs: Windows xp Pro, 1.6 / 2gigs
Ok, Asus eee pcs come with the hard drive already partitioned into two large partitions, C: is something like 80 gigs, and D: is 60 or so. I downloaded the beta for windows 7 and set it up to dual boot, no problem. Decided that I wanted to try Ubuntu, so I formatted the Win7 beta partition (D), but when my computer boots up it still goes to the dual boot selection screen, even though it cannot load Win7 if I select it. Anyone know how to get it back to just boot straight to the main, or only, OS for that matter?

PS: I havent done anything with or tried to install Ubuntu yet, just threw that in to explain why i was formatting D


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#1
January 25, 2009 at 12:03:50
Right click on My Computer > Properties > Advanced tab. Click the Settings button under Startup & Recovery. Under System Startup, click the Edit button, then edit the Windows 7 lines out of the boot.ini file.

As for Ubuntu, I suggest you try running it directly off the live CD. If you wanna actually install it, try using WUBI

http://wubi-installer.org/


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#2
January 25, 2009 at 15:56:32
Strange, there isn't a win 7 line in the boot.ini

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#3
January 25, 2009 at 17:01:55
Follow the suggestions in this link

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2009/...


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