Dual boot count down time change

By thewolfe
Feb 13, 2003
  1. Dual boot count down time change

    Where do I change the "count down" time on my dual boot screen?
  2. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    Start/Control Panel/System/

    Click on the "Advanced" tab and choose the "Settings" button.

    You can change the time counted down here here IF you are using Windows XP or 2000 (which I'm assuming you are).

    Alternatively, you can edit the seconds in the C:\boot.ini file. But this does the exact same thing.
  3. thewolfe

    thewolfe TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 238

    Thanks for the info
  4. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    or you can manually edit the boot.ini file as well, which is what i prefer to do.
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