Advanced Options menu
A Windows menu that appears when you press F8 when Windows starts. The menu can be used to troubleshoot problems when loading Windows. In Windows 7/Vista, the menu is called the advanced Boot Options menu.
a command used to manually edit the BCD (Boot Configuration File)
Boot Configuration Data (BCD) file
a Windows 7/Vista file structured the same as a registry file and contains configuration information about how Windows is started. The BCD file replaces the Boot.ini file used in Windows 2000/XP.