How To Change Windows Default Dual Boot Loader
Description: How To Change Windows Default Dual Boot Loader I installed windows xp and windows server standard on one disk. Now everytime i boot my server, windows xp loads automatically
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I installed windows xp and windows server standard on one disk. Now everytime i boot my server, windows xp loads automatically. If i want load windows server 2003, I have to manually hit the arrow keys to select it, if I dont, it times out and it automatically select windows XP by default.
I want to change it so that windows 2003 boots up by default. Can you show me how to do this?
this is something like how my screen look when its booting up
Please select the operating system to start:
Windows Server 2003, Standard
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Use the up and down arrow keys to move the highlight to your choice.
Press ENTER to choose.
For troubleshooting and advanced startup options for Windows, press F8.
rahul Sat Apr 11, 2009
firstly i had installed xp in e drive followed by windows vista in c: drive ,but when we boot the system i m not getting boot menu
instead vista is automatically being started
what to do to get this starting boot menu?
Cephas Tue Dec 16, 2008
i installed windows xp and windows server 2003 standard edition on one disk. now everytime i boot my pc, there is no option for me to select the operating system i want but instead windows server 2003 standard edition loads automatically as default without promting me. so now i cannot boot from windows xp again. when i go to startup and recovery manually in windows server 2003 standard edition after it is loaded only windows server 2003 standard edition is seen as default operating system.
i want to change it so that i can see both windows server 2003 standard edition and windows xp when my pc boots up so that i will be able to select os i want. can you show me how to do this?
i will be waitng for replies
email cephasdzaho at myemail
Roshan Sun Jun 08, 2008
its very easy,
in xp, right click my computer, click properties, click advanced, in the right side of "start up and recovery" click settings, on top default operating system change from xp to server 2003, click ok to finish, click ok again then restart the computer. now you will find server 2003 will boot automatically. thats all dear. you can also do it by editing boot.ini file in c drive but it is more complicated and if you are not aware of this file pls dont do any changes in this file.
luke_flor Fri Jul 21, 2006
To do what you want to do, you need to edit a file called boot.ini
you cand find it at C:\boot.ini
If you are not familiar with this file, you can visit the following post, this tutorial will show you exactly how to do what you want change. click on this link belowsimple-easy-tutorial-change-default-boot-loader-windows
Title: How To Change Windows Default Dual Boot Loader
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Date: Fri Jul 21, 2006
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