How can delete Windows 7 the Boot Menu (Dual-boot with Windows XP)

Although Windows 7 He has won many fans since before official launch now more than a year, they are still very much Windows users which, although they tried this OS they decided to remain loyal Windows XPOr subjective reasons (habit, convenience, etc.) or for objective reasons (old or weak systems). If you are among those who tested 7 Windows in dual-boot with Windows XP and then you decided to continue only with Windows XP, the first thing you need to do it before uninstall Windows 7 (or to delete / format partition which it is installed) is to disable the boot menu. You can do this simply by following these instructions (method works if you have already uninstalled or deleted 7 and Windows boot menu still appears every reboot).

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How disable the boot menu? / How to delete Windows 7 the boot menu?

First you need a DVD or a 7 Windows installation image

  • enter DVD with Windows 7 in unit DVD-ROM or mount the installation image on a virtual drive (We recommend Virtual Clone Drive)
  • then open a Command Prompt and type the following command line (command you can launch directly from Run):


[Drive_letter]: bootbootsect.exe / NT52 ALL / force     (Where [drive_letter] is the letter of your DVD-ROM drive or virtual)


And ready. Every time you restart the system, it will boot directly into Windows XP.

Note: Do not use this method to dual-boot Windows Vista / Windows 7.

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How can delete Windows 7 the Boot Menu (Dual-boot with Windows XP)

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