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BOOTCFG /ADDSW


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Configures, queries, or changes Boot.ini file settings.

Adds operating system load options for a specified operating


Syntax

BOOTCFG /addsw /?

BOOTCFG /addsw [/s [computer] [/u [[domain\]user] /p password]] [/bv] [/mm maximum_ram] [/ng] [/so] /id line_number


Parameters

none.


Switches
/? (NTXP)
Display help.
/addsw (NTXP)
Adds operating system load options for a specified operating system entry.
/bv (NTXP)
Adds the /basevideo switch to the specified line_number, directing the operating system to use standard VGA mode for the installed video driver.
/id line_number (NTXP)
Specifies the operating system entry line number in the [operating systems] section of the Boot.ini file to which the operating system load options are added. The first line after the [operating systems] section header is 1.
/mm maximum_ram (NTXP)
Adds the /maxmem switch to the specified line_number and sets the maximum amount of RAM that the operating system can use.
/ng (NTXP)
Adds the /noguiboot switch to the specified line_number, disabling the Windows XP Professional progress bar that appears before the CTRL+ALT+DEL logon prompt.
/p password (NTXP)
Specifies the password of the user account that is specified in /u.
/s computer (NTXP)
Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes). The default is the local computer.
/so (NTXP)
Adds the /sos switch to the specified line_number, directing the operating system to display device driver names while they are being loaded.
/u [[domain\]user] (NTXP)
Runs the command with the account permissions of the user specified by User or Domain\User. The default is the permissions of the current logged on user on the computer issuing the command.

Related

BOOTCFG /COPY Makes another operating system instance copy.
BOOTCFG /DBG1394 Configures 1394 port debugging.
BOOTCFG /DEBUG Adds or changes the debug settings.
BOOTCFG /DEFAULT Designate the default operating system entry.
BOOTCFG /DELETE Deletes an operating system entry.
BOOTCFG /EMS Adds or changes the EMS console redirection.
BOOTCFG /QUERY Displays the [boot loader] and [operating systems] sections.
BOOTCFG /RAW Adds load options to an [operating systems] entry.
BOOTCFG /RMSW Removes BOOT.INI load options.
BOOTCFG /TIMEOUT Changes the operating system time-out value.


Notes

none.


Examples
    bootcfg /addsw /mm 64 /id 2

    bootcfg /addsw /so /id 3

    bootcfg /addsw /so /ng /s srvmain /u hiropln /id 2

    bootcfg /addsw /ng /id 2

    bootcfg /addsw /mm 96 /ng /s srvmain /u maindom\hiropln /p p@ssW23 /id 2

Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External
DOS
v3.0 v3.20 v3.05 v3.1 v3.21 v3.25 v3.30 v3.3A v3.3R v3.3T v3.31 v3.40 v4.0 v4.01 v4.01A v5.0 v5.0A v5.00.02 v5.001A v5.01 v5.02 v6.0 v6.10 v6.2 v6.21 v6.22 v6.23 v7.00 v7.0R1 v7.10 v8.00
Windows
Win95 Win98 WinME
Windows NT
NT3.5 NT4 NT2000 NTXP NT2003