Quote: Originally Posted by p5bdkw
Using BFK's method, when windows goes through the boot process, a screen will appear and you will see the OS twice. You'll have 30 seconds to select the newer or older OS. If you do nothing the newer OS will be picked automatically.
To speed up the boot process and perhaps change the boot OS.
Right click on my computer.
Select Advanced system settings.
Select Advanced, Startup and Recovery, Settings.
Choose the Default operating system from the drop down tab.
Change the Time to display list of operating systems, to 3 to 5 five seconds.
Press OK twice.
No, everything you describe is the Windows managed dual boot.
What I posted you will get a BIOS one-time boot menu particular to your motherboard, like for my ASUS board I tap the F8 hot-key at system startup to get to this one-time boot menu, the HDD I have set as default will auto-boot if I don't access this menu during PC startup to select another HDD/CD/DVD drive.
Thanks Greg, I'll correct that.
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