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Windows 7: Dual boot i only have 1 second rather than 30 seconds

03 Dec 2009   #1

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Dual boot i only have 1 second rather than 30 seconds

hiya folks..i have a dual boot system on my pc both of which are Windows XP OS .. ones my everyday use ones for gaming .. less resources when gaming .. anyway i got a virus onces and ever since then my dual boot did have the standard 30 seconds to choose now i only get 1 second to choose.. is there a way i can revert the option to 30 seconds again.. sometimes i just aint quick enough to arrow down and enter to get to my gaming partition..

thanx in advance to any help offered :-)

ohh and if this is in the wrong place could someone move to the right section

Kraigh98

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03 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Open msconfig then go to boot then down on the right it says timeout you can adjust the seconds there



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03 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Yes. Go to advanced system settings (Win key + Pause) and go to the Advanced tab. Go to startup and recovery and hit settings. The rest is self-explanatory.
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03 Dec 2009   #4

windows xp
 
 

thanx.. that seemed easy enough.. just gonna reboot to see if it works :-)
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03 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Great! Post back if you need anything else.
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03 Dec 2009   #6

windows xp
 
 

thanx that worked.. do you know i have been trying to search this on my computer for days.. really appreciate it :-)

i will be reading alot ofthe threads on here to get clued up on some of the stuff i dont know about.. and i have to admit its a great site and really fast responses :-)
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03 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Good. Now click on the red triangle next to the status and rep button and request that a moderator mark this thread as solved.
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