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Loss of Dual Boot Menu After Win8 Installed

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by AlanRM, Apr 22, 2013.

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  1. AlanRM

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    My friend, who had a dual-boot system with Windows 7 and one other OS (either a Linux distro or XP) told me that after he installed Windows 8 on a second hard drive, the menu giving him a choice of which operating system to boot went away. Now the system boots to Windows 8. He has found a way to boot to Windows 7 but it's inconvenient. I suspect this has something to do with the tendency of Windows to overwrite the MBR of another drive/OS, even if not on the same hard drive. What can he do to get a proper boot menu that will show all three operating systems? Any help will be appreciated.
     
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