Sep 21 2007

Changing Windows Default Boot Order

If you are dual booting Windows XP and Vista you know that Vista is the default operating system, however you can easily change that so XP will always start first. Here’s how.

  1. Click the Start Orb and start typing system in the search box.
  2. Select System from the results under Programs.
  3. Click Advanced system settings.
  4. Approve the UAC if prompted.
  5. Click the Advanced tab, then Settings in the Startup and Recovery options.
  6. Use the drop down list under Default Operating Systems to choose which Operating system you want to make the default. you can also choose how many seconds to wait before the default one boots. Then click OK twice.

I’d like to thank reader yk943249 for suggesting this article.

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1. Click the Start Orb and start typing system in the search box.

2.Select System from the results under Programs.

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3. Click Advanced system settings.

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4. Approve the UAC if prompted.

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5. Click the Advanced tab, then Settings in the Startup and Recovery options.

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6. Use the drop down list under Default Operating Systems to choose which Operating system you want to make the default. you can also choose how many seconds to wait before the default one boots. Then click OK twice.

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That’s all there is to it.

 

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    1. yk943249 said:

      Thank you, Kevin.

      September 23rd, 2007 at 8:58 am
    2. Kevin said:

      @ yk943249, Glad I could help.
      Kevin

      September 23rd, 2007 at 11:39 am

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