This is actually a two part problem.
1. I wanted to install a new version of XP(SP2) on a brand new disk currently showing as L: (don't ask). My installation disk downloaded some files and rebooted. I'm sure I checked the box where it said to ask where to install the new O/S. At that point I got cold feet and didn't want to continue the "installation".
I would like someone to confirm whether it is possible to perform a complete installation of XP on a disk that isn't hd0. I have seen some sites that say it isn't possible without mounting the new drive as hd0. Is this correct?
2. Now when I boot, I got a screen that offered the option of XP or Windows Setup, with setup as the default. I was advised to edit boot.ini to remove the Windows Setup line. I have done this and now I still get the same screen but the second line now reads 'windows (default)'. How can I get rid of this so it just boots as Windows?
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edit the boot.ini again removing any text beside the word windows. or use this niffty utility vistabootPRO, it was made for vista but workes with xp also
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