This article discusses the bootcfg
command and its uses.
command is a Microsoft Windows XP Recovery Console command that manipulates the Boot.ini file. This command has a function that can scan your hard disks for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows 2000, and Windows XP installations, and then add them to an existing Boot.ini file. The function can also rebuild a new Boot.ini file if one does not exist. With the bootcfg
command, additional Boot.ini file parameters can be added to existing or new entries.
To use the bootcfg
command, start the Recovery Console with the Windows XP CD-ROM, and then click Recovery Console
. Or, install the Recovery Console locally, and then select the command from the Boot
command has the following uses:
You can also modify the Boot.ini file in the Windows XP graphical user interface (GUI):
- Click Start, click Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, and then click System.
- On the Advanced tab, click Startup and Recovery, and then click Settings.
- Under System Startup, click Edit.
- Save your changes, and then click OK.
- Click Start, click Run, and then type msconfig to start the System Configuration utility.
- Click the Boot.ini tab.