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Dual boot problem - need to choose an OS by default - how?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by trryfinnegan, Apr 8, 2010.

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  1. trryfinnegan

    trryfinnegan Thread Starter

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    Hi. I'm trying to run Windows 7 after a successful XP dual boot install. After restarting my computer, I am not sure as to how to choose which OS I want loaded (by default, this is XP).

    I have both OSes installed on seperate partitions.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. Mumbodog

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    So, you are not getting a bootloader to choose??

    Please be more specific.

    If you installed XP after W7 was installed, you need to repair the W7 bootloader.


    See this page, scroll down to "Setting up the Dual-Boot" substitute Windows 7 where you see Vista, the procedure is the same.

    http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/EBCD/Installing+XP+After+Vista

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