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Windows 7: Vista? Nooooooo!!!

24 Sep 2011   #1
sammmmmy195

7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Vista? Nooooooo!!!

I needed help, and because I'm an idiot, I posted on yahoo answers: How can I stop the wrong operating system from starting? - Yahoo! Answers
I followed the advice of the first guy, downloading the software from softpedia. When I opened it, there was immediately an option to alter the startup settings so I deleted vista and set windows 7 to default. Now, when I turn on thhe put, it automatically tries and fails to start vista, with no option to start 7 (meaning I can't use my computer). I've scoured the bios for something to do but can't find anything. Also, I've tried putting in the disc I used to install with, but the same messages come up, even when I say boot from CD and not the HDD! It's possible it can't read the disk but I'm not sure. So yeah...help!!

Thanks guys


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24 Sep 2011   #2
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

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I installed windows vista onto another hard drive from my windows 7 computer the other day. Now whenever I start up, it gives me the option to choose an operating system, and by default, choosing window vista (which of course doesn't work, the hard drive was then moved to another computer). Do I need to change it in the Bios? cba to get motherboard info but is there any general advice to stop this from happening?
You now have one Hd drive fiitted with Windows 7 install, yes.

information   Information
Boot up using the Startup Repair CD or Windows 7 DVD. (not the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disk) If you have a Netbook, you will need a CD/DVD drive.
NOTE: Make sure no USB drives are plugged in.
Do not use a USB Pendrive for Startup Repair.
startup repair disc-create


Do a Strartup Repair:
Startup Repair
Note: You may need to do startup repair 3 to 4 times.
Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times
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24 Sep 2011   #3
sammmmmy195

7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

That's correct, except I don't have another 64-bit windows 7 pc at hand so how can I create a system repair disc?
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