Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads
Recommended Download



Welcome to the Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads, YOUR Largest Resource for Windows Vista related information.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so , join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

Driver Scanner

Re: Bootmanager

microsoft.public.windows.vista.installation setup






Speedup My PC
Reply
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-31-2007
=?Utf-8?B?RGF2aWQ=?=
 

Posts: n/a
Re: Bootmanager
The best way to run bcdedit is in the recovery mode. Boot from the Vista
DVD, choose "repair my computer" and then get a command prompt up. You can
then run bcdedit.


"Jeff" wrote:

>
> Hi John,
>
> Tnx for the tip.
>
> As far as I know the account I created for myself was "administrator." I
> typed BCDedit in the search box and rt lick - runs as admin. A DOS looking
> windows pops up for a split second and then dissapears.
>
> Will try VistaBootPro next time in in Vista (in XP now).
>
> Tnx
>
> Jeff
> "John Barnett MVP" wrote:
>
> > Jeff did you try BCDedit as administator? Right click on the command prompt
> > icon in the start menu and select 'run as administrator' then type bcdedit.
> > I think bcdedit is supposed to be run in elevated mode, i.e. administrator.
> >
> > I think you will find that VistaBootPro will be better than bothering with
> > BCDedit or editing the original boot ini file via startup and recovery.
> >
> > --
> > John Barnett MVP
> > Associate Expert
> > http://xphelpandsupport.mvps.org
> > http://vistasupport.mvps.org
> >
> > The information in this mail/post is supplied "as is". No warranty of any
> > kind, either expressed or implied, is made in relation to the accuracy,
> > reliability or content of this mail/post. The Author shall not be liable for
> > any direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages arising out of the
> > use of, or inability to use, information or opinions expressed in this
> > mail/post..
> >
> >
> > "Jeff" <Jeff@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:CAD04CEE-8A73-4ABF-95AD-4E6CC68ECB4A@microsoft.com...
> > > Christian
> > >
> > > As for boot order, try
> > >
> > > Changed the boot order (was Vista then XP) by:
> > > Control Panel > System > Advanced System Settings > Advanced tab > under
> > > Startup & Recovery > Settings > under System Startup changed the order.
> > >
> > > I'm in XP now and can't remember if their were other options here.
> > >
> > > Jeff
> > >
> > > PS - did you get BCDEDIT.exe to work in Vista? It wouldn't for me.
> > >
> > >
> > > "Christian Meyer" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hello,
> > >> I installed vista in a mulitboot configuration.
> > >> Now I want to conig the bootmanager. I thougt you can config it with
> > >> BCDEDIT.exe (...\Windows\system32\) But it is not possible.
> > >> I want:
> > >> - that my old OS is selected when I start the computer
> > >> - less time to choose the OS (standard = 30 sec (very long))
> > >> - later I want to install a very old OS systam which will not have such
> > >> a
> > >> bootmanager. I want to integrate it into this bootmanager. So I need to
> > >> know
> > >> how to conig the bootmanger
> > >>
> > >> Thanks, Christian

> >
> >
> >

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vista bootmanager versus my LCD monitor Don microsoft.public.windows.vista hardware devices 2 02-13-2007 12:15




All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:00.




Driver Scanner - Free Scan Now

Vistaheads.com is part of the Heads Network. See also XPHeads.com , Win7Heads.com and Win8Heads.com.


Design by Vjacheslav Trushkin for phpBBStyles.com.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 2

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120