Details about boot menu of Windows® XP® in Toshiba® Satellite
What is the importance of boot menu given in Windows XP on Toshiba Satellite laptops?
Toshiba Satellite laptops are excellent systems with excellent features that makes them more attractive. It comes with good connectivity options and good support of a wireless network. It provides high speed performance and good speakers. These laptops also offer a long battery life and provide great overall performance. It also has an efficient processor and excellent storage capacity. When Windows XP starts, 'Boot.ini' is the first program which is processed. It contains the location of Windows XP that is to be loaded. Boot.ini file consists of entries which gives boot options such as Safe Mode or Recovery Console.
Following are the details regarding the boot menu in Windows XP on Toshiba Satellite:
- About boot menu
- Tips to fix the boot menu Windows XP
- Boot menu in Toshiba Satellite
About boot menu
The boot menu in windows XP appears when the computer loads. This boot menu helps to choose between multiple operating systems if there is a dual-boot option. If there is any issue with the boot menu in Windows XP, you can edit the Boot.ini file and you can fix boot menu issues.
Tips to fix issues with boot menu
Select 'Start' and type ‘sysdm.cpl’ in the Run box, and then select the ‘Advanced’ tab and you can click the ‘Settings’ option under the ‘Startup and Recovery’ option. Press 'Edit' under 'System Startup'. If the boot menu is timed out too quickly, then you can adjust it by changing the number after 'timeout='. After that, you can modify the entry after 'default=' because boot menu has the incorrect operating system as default. By doing all these steps you can fix boot menu issues on Toshiba Satellite.
In Toshiba Satellite A40, you can access the boot menu by pressing F8. Toshiba Satellite 2595CDT, boot menu is accessed through by pressing F1. If the system is supported with a dual boot option, then after entering the boot menu you will get a list with different Operating Systems along with the added Safe Mode option, and it also shows the instruction to choose the options.
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