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BOOTCFG /TIMEOUT


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


Syntax

BOOTCFG /timeout /?

BOOTCFG /timeout timeout_value [/s [computer] [/u [[domain\]user] /p password]]


Parameters
timeout_value (NTXP)
Specifies the timeout value in the [boot loader] section. The value is the number of seconds the user has to select an operating system from the boot loader screen before NTLDR loads the default. If the value is 0, then NTLDR immediately starts the default operating system without displaying the boot loader screen.

Switches
/? (NTXP)
Display help.
/p password (NTXP)
Specifies the password of the user account that is specified in /u.
/timeout (NTXP)
Changes the operating system time-out value.
/s computer (NTXP)
Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes). The default is the local computer.
/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 /ADDSW Adds BOOT.INI load options.
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.


Notes

none.


Examples
    bootcfg /timeout 30

    bootcfg /s srvmain /u maindom\hiropln /p p@ssW23 /timeout 50

Errorlevels

none.


Availability
External
DOS
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Windows
Win95 Win98 WinME
Windows NT
NT3.5 NT4 NT2000 NTXP NT2003