bootcfg.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\bootcfg.exe
  • Description: BootCfg - Lists or changes the boot settings.

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 EC92EDA497062006DCFC1D200DFD8C97
SHA1 1DDFD9E8224E4CCF18C6F6DAE69DD7D8655D6716
SHA256 3AE4009D8722649281C1F352CFD65186198FC6EE8FD62B436869789F8D06D348
SHA384 897545988520D78C56B5392E232E650A47795C5DFE8C14573BE0E2B6A86B010AD6A40306E0F6589505125C61E139D14E
SHA512 82E9A336BC5ADEF11914C04FB94589BF24AB0123757F502F854CEC3578BF242E149714F0EB74961B9BFBC7A83D37A701546DB4D4EB029694AA64CE9E70F0533B
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IMP F3ADCD04B0BF69589B2B3643D6CF3803
PESHA1 A618F84CAA76485739F31FF1B6CB0AD01836110C
PE256 55984350FCD1FBB7B659DB5874542C28962C188F2E2BD99F63918584D852856D

Runtime Data

Usage (stdout):


BOOTCFG /parameter [arguments]

Description:
    This command line tool can be used to configure, query, change or 
    delete the boot entry settings in the BOOT.INI file.

Parameter List:
    /Copy       Makes a copy of an existing boot entry.

    /Delete     Deletes an existing boot entry from the BOOT.INI file.

    /Query      Displays the current boot entries and their settings.

    /Raw        Allows the user to specify any switch to be added.

    /Timeout    Allows the user to change the Timeout value.

    /Default    Allows the user to change the Default boot entry.

    /EMS        Allows the user to configure the /redirect switch
                for headless support.

    /Debug      Allows the user to specify the port and baudrate for 
                remote debugging.

    /Addsw      Allows the user to add predefined switches.

    /Rmsw       Allows the user to remove predefined switches.

    /Dbg1394    Allows the user to configure 1394 port for debugging.

    /?          Displays this help message.

Examples:
    BOOTCFG /Copy /?
    BOOTCFG /Delete /?
    BOOTCFG /Query /?
    BOOTCFG /Raw /?
    BOOTCFG /Timeout /?
    BOOTCFG /EMS /?
    BOOTCFG /Debug /?
    BOOTCFG /Addsw /?
    BOOTCFG /Rmsw /?
    BOOTCFG /Dbg1394 /?
    BOOTCFG /Default /?
    BOOTCFG /?

WARNING: BOOT.INI is used for boot options on Windows XP and earlier
         operating systems.  Use the BCDEDIT command line tool to modify
         Windows Vista boot options.

Usage (stderr):

ERROR: Invalid syntax.
Type "BOOTCFG /?" for usage.

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\system32\bootcfg.exe
C:\Windows\System32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 3300000266BD1580EFA75CD6D3000000000266
  • Thumbprint: A4341B9FD50FB9964283220A36A1EF6F6FAA7840
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: bootcfg.exe.mui
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.19041.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/74
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/3ae4009d8722649281c1f352cfd65186198fc6ee8fd62b436869789f8d06d348/detection

Additional Info*

*The information below is copied from MicrosoftDocs, which is maintained by Microsoft. Available under CC BY 4.0 license.


bootcfg

Applies to: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel), Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012

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

Syntax

bootcfg <parameter> [arguments...]

Parameters

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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