PC Thinks I Have 2 OS's, Boot Up Problems

  1.    23 Nov 2008 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2008
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    Vista Home Premium 64Bit SP1
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    PC Thinks I Have 2 OS's, Boot Up Problems

    FYI I am running a RAID 1 OS in Vista x64.

    All was well until I BIOS selected to load optimum settings. It killed my RAID. I went back in and reconfigured the RAID and now.........

    When booting it stops and gives me a choice of OS to choose from. It looks like this,

    Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (Recovered)
    Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (Recovered)

    If I highlight the top one it fails and I have the choice of booting from the CD/DVD to do a repair and all that. None of which works.

    If I choose the lower one it boots.

    So when I am in the Windows disc repair screen it also shows two OS in a list. The top one says "Partition size 0MB on Unknown local disk".
    The Bottom reports a partition file size (didn't write it down) on local disk c:\.

    So I have two recovered OS one of which is good and the other a dummy.

    How do I fix it?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    23 Nov 2008 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2008
    Posts : 70
    Vista Home Premium 64Bit SP1
    Local Time: 01:44

      Thread Starter

    Re: PC Thinks I Have 2 OS's, Boot Up Problems

    Never mind I stumbled onto it. I ran msconfig to look at un-checking some startup items and seen the boot tab.
    Lo & behold there they both were in a list. On was tagged a current. So I highlighted the other and deleted it.

    Problem solved.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

PC Thinks I Have 2 OS's, Boot Up Problems

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