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Original post : Remove Dual Boot Menu - Fix for Windows.
If you recently installed a new version of Windows next to a previous one, your computer will now show a
in the Windows Boot Manager screen from where you can choose which Windows versions to boot into: the new version or the earlier version. In this article, learn how to remove the dual-boot menu for the following Windows versions:
XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
Fix #1: Open msconfig
Using the msconfig utility tool allows you to select which version of Windows you'd like to boot directly into when you restart your computer. Follow these steps:
in the search box or open
Select which Windows version you'd like to boot into directly
Set as Default
You can delete the earlier version by selecting it and then clicking
Restart your computer
If you choose to delete a version from the
, that Windows version won't be deleted, but it won't be displayed on the Windows Boot Manager screen.
Fix #2: Use EasyBCD
Using EasyBCD, you can easily remove this bug. Just follow these steps.
Click the EasyBCD icon on the desktop.
Go to the "Edit Boot Menu" tab. (With the wrench and screwdriver)
Click on the previous version
Click "Delete" (With the X in a octagon)
New vs. Old:
For Windows 10:
For Windows 9*:
For Windows 8:
For Windows 7:
For Windows Vista:
For Windows XP:
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