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Windows 7: How to delete unwanted entry in MSCONFIG BOOT tab

26 May 2016   #1
QwertyUK

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
How to delete unwanted entry in MSCONFIG BOOT tab

I have two entries in the boot tab

Windows 7 (c:\windows) : Current OS;Default OS
and
Windows7 (c:\windows) [debugging enabled]

when I delete the second one I can't set "Normal startup" in the General tab
it automatically goes to " Selective startup"

If I set "Normal startup" the second (deleted) entry reappears.

I'd like to have "Normal startup" AND only one default entry to avoid the selection screen in the booting process.
thanks


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26 May 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

That 2nd message implies you have at some stage installed a testing version of W7, and is not normally found on a home computer.
The only way to get rid of it is to perform a clean install.

Roy
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26 May 2016   #3
QwertyUK

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Nope, no testing versions.
I just tried to recover from the booting problem when I changed timeout 30 to timeout 0 in msconfig.
But if there is no other option other than re installation I'd have to live with that.
Thanks for quick reply.
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26 May 2016   #4
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

thats a nonstandard OS
a "Windows 7 SP1 Debug/Check Build" version which only meant for developers.


Roy
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