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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER W3 Creating Your Own Custom Startup

For most Windows users, system startup is an uneventful, unproductive part of the computing experience, and if most people think about startup at all, it’s only to wish it wasn’t so darned slow. For the rest of us, however, system startup is a time that’s chock full of interesting possibilities. Most intriguingly, you can configure your PC to dual-boot between two different versions of Windows (for example, XP and Vista), or between Windows and some other operating system, such as Linux. You learn how that ...

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