Removing Bootscreen

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    TheOneGreatX VIP Member

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    Is there a way in windows xp to have a text-based boot, like Linux, instead of the bootscreen?
     
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    James Photojournalist VIP Member

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    Use the /NOGUIBOOT switch in your boot file.
     
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    So you want to remove the screen that says 'Microsoft Windows xp'. Because if you do I think it is very risky and good stop your pc from booting at all if done. I think StyleXp lets you change the picture, but not sure about removing it. Although I have seen it done.
     
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    Using the /NOGUIBOOT feature is there a way to show the text loading style such as when you boot into safe mode?
     
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    James Photojournalist VIP Member

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    That switch should remove the image and show you what is loading just like when you boot in Safe Mode.
     
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    just done that. It boots up with a pure black screen.
     
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    ditto .....
     
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    Check out this article then. It sounds like /sos will do what you need.

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    so, i just add /sos to the end of my boot.ini file?
     
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