Upgrading Windows NT 4.0 Changes Boot.ini to the Default Time-Out Value
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When you upgrade to Windows 2000 from Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, the time-out value in the Boot.ini file reverts to the default value of 30 seconds.
The Windows 2000 upgrade process changes this value in the Boot.ini file.
To change the time-out value to the setting you want:
- Right-click My Computer on the desktop, and then click Properties.
- On the Advanced tab, click Startup and Recovery.
- Change the value in the Display list of operating systems for N seconds to the value you want, in seconds.
- Click OK, and then click OK.
This behavior is by design.
Article ID: 226043 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 22:49:14 - Revision: 2.2
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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