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Old 01-22-05, 09:49 AM   #1
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Default Why can't I find the boot.ini file?

Newbie question I know.

I'm trying to dissable DEP so I can use later Nvidia drivers on my Athlon 64.
Now I know I do this in the boot.ini file but I can't find it. When I do a search all I can find is the boot.ini.backup file.....

please can anyone help...


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Old 01-22-05, 10:02 AM   #2
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Default Re: Why can't I find the boot.ini file?

it's on your active boot partition. It will be hidden so goto explorer--tools-folder options-view tab and then tick on show hidden files.

Wallah! u should find it where you active boot partition is!
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Old 01-22-05, 10:17 AM   #3
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Default Re: Why can't I find the boot.ini file?

should it be in

C:\WINDOWS\system32

?

I was already showing hidden file

I've now dissabled
hide protected operating system files

but still can't find it?????

thanx for the help by the way.
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Default Re: Why can't I find the boot.ini file?

no... usualy the root of the C:\ like most active boot artition
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Default Re: Why can't I find the boot.ini file?

thanx bud... found it funny the search function wouldn't find it
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np
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Default Re: Why can't I find the boot.ini file?

You could also do the following...
Right click my computer and select properties, now click advanced tab then under startup and recovery click settings then click edit to edit the boot.ini
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