"Earlier version of windows" has appeared after EVERY install of 7, for me anyway.
now i have this odd problem. i have XP and 7 on different drives (not partitioned, separate HDDs). 7 loads itself by default with no option to boot XP, if i use the boot manager from the bios to load up my XP drive, it shows the OS selection menu. which boots whichever i select. the only problem is that neither OS knows the other exists. i mean XP says there's no 7, and 7 says there's no XP in the boot.cfg.
confused yet? i am