BCDEdit /deletevalue

The BCDEdit /deletevalue command deletes or removes a boot entry option (and its value) from the Windows boot configuration data store (BCD). Use the BCDEdit /deletevalue command to remove options that were added using BCDEdit /set command. You might need to remove boot entry options when you are testing and debugging your driver for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and later versions of Windows.

     bcdedit  /deletevalue [{ID}] datatype  


To delete a boot option value that you have set, use the BCDEdit /deletevalue command.

For example, if you change the processor group option, groupsize, to a new value for testing purposes, you can revert to the default value of 64 by typing the following command and then restarting the computer.

bcdedit /deletevalue groupsize


Minimum supported client

Windows Vista

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008

See also

BCDEdit /set



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