Bootcfg

 

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

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

Bootcfg <parameter> [arguments...]

Parameter

Description

Bootcfg -addsw

Adds operating system load options for a specified operating system entry.

Bootcfg -copy

Makes a copy of an existing boot entry, to which you can add command-line options.

Bootcfg -dbg1394

Configures 1394 port debugging for a specified operating system entry.

Bootcfg -debug

Adds or changes the debug settings for a specified operating system entry.

Bootcfg -default

Specifies the operating system entry to designate as the default.

Bootcfg -delete

Deletes an operating system entry in the [operating systems] section of the Boot.ini file.

Bootcfg -ems

Enables the user to add or change the settings for redirection of the Emergency Management Services console to a remote computer.

Bootcfg -query

Queries and displays the [boot loader] and [operating systems] section entries from Boot.ini.

Bootcfg -raw

Adds operating system load options specified as a string to an operating system entry in the [operating systems] section of the Boot.ini file.

Bootcfg -rmsw

Removes operating system load options for a specified operating system entry.

Bootcfg -timeout

Changes the operating system time-out value.

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