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Edit Windows Vista, 7, 8 Boot.ini

Latest versions of Windows do not have a boot.ini file. Instead, you must edit it under administrator using bcdedit in the command prompt. There is a steep learning curve when using bcdedit, and make sure to backup your current settings as you are messing directly with the registry.

Here is a quick tutorial on editing with bcdedit:


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  1. Where is boot ini in Windows 8?

  2. Great tip! Thank you! Old school boot ini was not secure…

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