How to configure Windows XP to start in a clean boot state

This post provide support for configure Windows XP to start by using a clean boot. You can also Create Multiple Boot system with Windows XP

To configure Windows XP using clean boot You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to configure Windows XP to start by using a clean boot.

Manual steps to perform a clean boot in Windows XP

Step 1: Start the System Configuration Utility

Click Start, click Run, type msconfig , and then click OK.
The System Configuration Utility dialog box appears.

Step 2: Configure selective startup options

1. In the System Configuration Utility dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup.
2. Click to clear the Process SYSTEM.INI File check box.
3. Click to clear the Process WIN.INI File check box.
4. Click to clear the Load Startup Items check box.
5. Click the Services tab.
6. Click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box.
7. Click Disable All, and then click OK..
8. When you are prompted, click Restart to restart the computer.

Step 3: Log on to Windows

1. Log on to Windows.
2. When you receive the following message, click to select the Don't show this message or launch the System Configuration Utility when Windows start check box, and then click OK:

You have used the System Configuration Utility to make changes to the way Windows starts.

The System Configuration Utility is currently in Diagnostic or Selective Startup mode, causing this message to be displayed and the utility to run every time Windows starts.

Choose the Normal Startup mode on the General tab to start Windows normally and undo the changes you made using the System Configuration Utility.