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Removing Setup from the MBR

  1. #1

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    Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

    Removing Setup from the MBR

    Good morning, I was casually wondering how to remove the failed Windows Setup that shows up on the Boot screen along with the still functional Windows 7 Ultimate. Funny that the Setup didn't move past the first Reset screen, yet shows up above Windows 7 and, if ya don't arrow down within ONE second, it'll take ya to the infamous Black screen that won't even respond to Alt/Ctrl/Del. Don't wanna reinstall W7 from scratch. How to do this ??

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  2. #2

    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,846
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    1. Boot to Windows 7
    2. Run command: msconfig
    3. Click on Boot tab
    4. Delete the first Entry.
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  3. #3

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    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64

    win key + r, type msconfig <enter> when you are in 7 to start system configuration. Go to the boot tab and delete the boot option you don't want. Then (assuming 7 is the only boot option left) it will start up as it did previously straight into 7.

    EDIT - Oops, same answer, I was too slow :-)
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