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Windows 7: Removed operating systems and still there when booting

07 Mar 2010   #1

windows 7
Removed operating systems and still there when booting

Hello i have installed previous versions of operating systems in the past such as vista and ubuntu, i have removed them as i did not use them.

My question is when i boot up my laptop there still showing up to choose to boot but they dont boot becuase there removed,

does anyone know how i can remove these from my laptop from the boot up section and just use windows 7 as my main priority boot without waiting 30 seconds or what ever it is for it to load automatically?

Any help would be much appriciated,

Regards Paul

My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Mar 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

You can remove these entries with BCDedit... BCDEDIT - How to Use
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Mar 2010   #3

windows 7

i looked at the link which you posted and it does not show how i can remove my entrys.

I only want my winodws 7 entry to appear,

any help would be appriciated,

Regards Paull
My System SpecsSystem Spec

07 Mar 2010   #4

windows 8.1 pro

try this
in the run window, or windows 7 search window, type " msconfig " (without quotes), the second tab, boot, in the bigger window you will see all booting versions, delete the one you don't want.
did it a long time ago, but i'm pretty sure it works.
the windows you are at the present moment logged into will not be deletable.
watch out not to delete accidently the wrong version, as they might look identicle.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Mar 2010   #5

windows 7

Thanks for the additional help i deleted one of the boot entrys from there which was vista but ubuntu was not there so i am presuming its not there becuase its not made my microsoft.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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