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How to change the delay time of the boot menu option in Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Home?

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How to change the delay time of the boot menu option in Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Home?

To change the delay time of the boot menu option in Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Home environment, please follow the steps below respectively.
A. In Windows 2000 Professional environment
1. Right-click My Computer and select Properties.
2. Click the Advanced tab and click Startup and Recovery.
3. Select the Display list of operating system for __seconds. check box.
4. Enter the desired delay time and click OK.

The delay time will be reflected when the computer restarts the next time.

B. In Windows XP Home environment
1. Click Start, point to Settings and click Control Panel.
2. Click Performance and Maintenance and click System.
3. Click the Advanced tab and click Startup and Recovery.
4. Select the Display list of operating system for __seconds. check box.
5. Enter the desired delay time and click OK.

The delay time will be reflected when the computer restarts the next time.