Skip Boot Menu Fails


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I temporarily disconnected hard drive with 2nd OS so wanted to disable the boot menu until I needed to reconnect it. Under the Edit Boot Menu Tab I checked "Skip the Boot Menu" but, on reboot, it appeared anyway. I set the boot time to 0 seconds, left the skip boot menu option checked and the boot menu still briefly flashes at boot. Is there a way to suppress the boot menu without uninstalling EasyBCD?


Mostly Harmless
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This indicates a problem with the BCD. You could try "reset bcd" and see if that helps.

Failing that, you can create a backup of your BCD with EasyBCD, delete the entry for now, and when you need it restore the BCD backup.
I do see the same problem. Maybe it has to deal with, that I added an entry manually?
I followed the description of adding the Plop Boot manager installation:
( Plop - Boot Manager - Free Boot Manager, builtin usb driver, native usb, boot different operating systems, cdrom, usb, freeware, option rom bios ) with doing bcdedit ... on a Win7 machine. So this entry works, but I couldn't get hide the bootmenu then:
(See content below).

You may ask why I am using another Bootmanager: This is due to the fact it can be hidden and unhidden by pressing a key during startup. So I will normally not notice that there are other OS on disk, only by pressing a key during boot it will display the selection menu. From what I know this is not possible with Win7 Bootloader, right?

C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /v

Bezeichner {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}
device boot
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {7ea2e1ac-2e61-4728-aaa3-896d9d0a9f0e}
default {107450d6-6884-11e0-8b4e-1c7508adc9d6}
resumeobject {1f8184a2-14de-11df-9734-f08c6d8c50b0}
displayorder {107450d6-6884-11e0-8b4e-1c7508adc9d6}
toolsdisplayorder {b2721d73-1db4-4c62-bf78-c548a880142d}
timeout 10
displaybootmenu No

Bezeichner {107450d6-6884-11e0-8b4e-1c7508adc9d6}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Microsoft Windows 7
locale de-DE
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {716800e5-6884-11e0-b6a5-806e6f6e6963}
sos No
debug No

Bezeichner {107450d8-6884-11e0-8b4e-1c7508adc9d6}
device partition=C:
path \NST\AutoNeoGrub0.mbr
description Ubuntu Linux

Bezeichner {107450d7-6884-11e0-8b4e-1c7508adc9d6}
device partition=C:
path \Tools\plop\plpbtldr.bin
description Install Plop Boot Manager