"garbanzo" <garbanzo@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> My Dell computer started out with XP Media Center Edition installed. A
> program I wanted to run could only be installed under either XP Pro or
> First I tried to upgrade the computer to XP Pro but was never able to get
> to complete the install. So then I bought a Vista upgrade which I was
> to install. However now whenever I boot my computer it asks if I want to
> boot Vista or XP Pro Setup. If I try and boot XP Pro Setup it fails with
> "File \$win_nt$.~bt\biosinfo.inf could not be loaded. Error code is 14."
> have no trouble booting to Vista but it is a pain to have to go through
> Windows Boot Manager every time. Does anyone have an idea how to get rid
> the incomplete XP Pro installation?
> I tried the method in kb934564 but it won't allow me access to enum even
> though I'm signed in as the administrator.
> Thanks for any advice.
Click on the "Windows Orb" then right click on "Computer" and choose
Click on "Advanced system settings" (in left window pane)
Under "Startup and Recovery" click "Settings"
Choose what you want your "Default operating system" from the drop-down box
and set the "Time to display list of operating systems" value to 1 second
Now on boot-up, it should auto-select your default within 1 second.