Wednesday, December 24, 2008

How to remove Windows Recovery Console

Please follow these instruction to accomplish this task:
1. Log on as local administrator.

2. Double click on "My Computer" icon on the desktop.

3. In "My Computer" open: Tools -> Folder Options -> View -> Mark the checkbox 
  "Show hidden files and folders" -and clear the "Hide protected operating system

  files" checkbox (please press on "Yes" to the confirm message). 

4. Double click on the %systemdrive% (usually "C" drive) and delete "cmdcons" folder and the cmldr file from
  the root drive.

5. Right-click boot.ini on the system partition and select Properties, then clear the "Read-only" checkbox.

6. Double click on the "boot.ini" file (the file reside in the root of the %systemdrive%).

7. Remove the line C:\CMDCONS\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons

8. Save the boot.ini file and close the text editor.

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