moving to linux --- success finally [long]
paul at city-fan.org
Tue Feb 1 08:28:14 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 22:53 -0500, Ron Watson wrote:
> Tried that, it still wasn't there. It's a mystery....
> Paul Howarth wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 00:06 -0500, Ron Watson wrote:
> > > The W2k bootloader that comes up doesn't show anything but
> > > Win98 and Win2k for options. I can't figure out where they're storing
> > > this info,
> > > there doesn't seem to be BOOT.INI, it's not in the registry, duh. The
> > > only file in the
> > > whole system with the string "/fastdetect" is ntldr.
> > >
> > boot.ini is a hidden file in the root directory of the partition the
> > bootloader is installed into, usually C:\
> > You'll need to turn on the option in Explorer to "View Hidden and System
> > Files" to see it.
Did you look in the root directory of all of your drives?
You could also try starting notepad and opening C:\BOOT.INI by actually
typing in the full name of the file in the file selection dialog, which
would open the file even if it was hidden, as long as it's there of
Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>
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