Delete the Recovery Console
How can I delete the Recovery Console?
To delete the Recovery Console follow these steps:
- Open My Computer.
- Double-click the hard drive on which you installed the Recovery Console.
- On the Tools menu, click Folder Options.
- Click the View tab.
- Click Show hidden files and folders, clear the Hide protected operating system files check box, and then click OK.
- At the root directory, delete the \Cmdcons folder.
- At the root directory, delete the file Cmldr.
- At the root directory, right-click the Boot.ini file and then click Properties.
- Clear the Read-only check box, and then click OK.
- Open Boot.ini in Notepad, and remove the entry for the Recovery Console. It will look similar to this:
C:\cmdcons\bootsect.dat=”Microsoft Windows Recovery Console” /cmdcons
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- Save the file and close it.
Recovery Console topics include:
- Change Recovery Console Administrator Password on a Domain Controller
- Configure Recovery Console Auto Logon
- Delete the Recovery Console
- Deploy Recovery Console through RIS
- Install Windows 2000/XP/2003 Recovery Console
- Recovery Console Access to Other Partitions
- Recovery Console and Software RAID1 (Mirroring)
- What is the Recovery Console?