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Windows 7: Win 7 boot manager?

17 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7
Win 7 boot manager?

I'm looking to setup a separate partition to install Win server 2008 for experimental purposes. I will be using VMware ESX to run server...anyone know if 7 has a boot manager or how to install one so that I can utilize the new partition?

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17 Jul 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate


I would suggest the use of the Windows System Reserved partition to contain the "System" boot files, this way is very easy to add or remove a second or third OS to a multi boot setup, have a look at this tutorial at the link below for some ideas and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.
System Reserved : Create for Dual Boot
System Reserved : Create Using Disk Management

Or perhaps you would prefer something like this.
How to Create a Windows 7 VHD at Boot to Start with from Boot

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17 Jul 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP


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 Win 7 boot manager?

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