bootcfg

  • BOOTCFG.exe

Edit the Windows boot settings stored in Boot.ini

Syntax BOOTCFG /addsw Add OS load options for an OS entry in boot.ini BOOTCFG /copy Duplicate the entries for an OS instance. BOOTCFG /dbg1394 Configure 1394 port debugging BOOTCFG /debug Edit the debug settings for an OS. BOOTCFG /default Specify the default OS BOOTCFG /delete Delete an OS entry [operating systems] section of Boot.ini BOOTCFG /ems Redirect the EMS console to a remote computer (server only). (Emergency Management Services) BOOTCFG /list List entries in boot.ini BOOTCFG /query Display section entries from Boot.ini BOOTCFG /raw Add OS load options, specified as a string BOOTCFG /rebuild Totally rebuild boot.ini (use when Windows won't start) BOOTCFG /rmsw Remove OS load options for an OS BOOTCFG /timeout Change the OS time-out value.

Detailed options for all the above are available from BOOTCFG /? Items in bold are only available from the recovery console

Default identification strings:

OS Load Options = /Fastdetect

Load Identifier = Microsoft Windows XP Professional

If you intend to rebuild the boot.ini file, delete it first - boot into the recovery console then:

ATTRIB -H -R -S C:\Boot.ini DEL C:\Boot.ini Bootcfg /Rebuild Fixboot

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