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Different BCD ID

Postby shogunii » Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:47 pm

Has anyone seen an entry like this? What does it mean?
Name: xppro
BCD ID: {6837623c-f49b-11dd-942a-0017f205d922}
Boot Drive: D:
System Bootloader: \ntldr
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Re: Different BCD ID

Postby Grav!ty » Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:18 pm

Each entry in the BCD (boot configuration data store) has a unique BCD ID with digits similar to that you indicate. If one uses BCDedit.exe to make changes to the boot menu, one must use that identifier at the command prompt to make changes like renaming and so on. See here for more info: how-to-edit-the-windows-vista-boot-menu-options-t79102.html

VistaBootPRO provides a user interface to making those changes, but nevertheless needs to run/call those BCD commands to give effect to the changes.
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