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Dual boot - when I wanted to turn on windows it didnt show anything
Hello to everyone,
I have a HP Pavilion DV6 laptop, recently I wanted to do a dual boot system, to install MAC OSX and leave my windows 7 intact.I created a partition inside volume C withh shrink option (50 Gb) and formated.Then I did install Mac OSX with a bootable cd (iBOOT 2.7) and after that installed MAc, in a good way.
Now when I wanted to turn on windows it didnt show anything, so I tryed with my System Repair DVD and trying to repar and failed to repair, after failure it brings me up this screen:
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I did try all of them and nothing happend. The only thing is that it brings me up one screen of HP Diagnostic with 2 options:
1 System Recovery (recovers to factory setting)
2 Minimal Recovery (recovers to factory settings with minimal )
I can do that but will loos all my data and dont want to do that for the moment...
Can someone HELP me?
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|07 Apr 2012||#2|
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At any time you can rescue your data using Windows 7 DVD or System Repair Disk via this method: Copy & Paste - in Windows Recovery Console,
or use Paragon rescue disk to recover data.
What I would try is to start Windows 7 by marking it Active: Partition - Mark as Active (Method Two)
Then run Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times until Windows 7 starts and holds the System Active flags on its partiiton.
Now install EasyBCD to Windows 7, add Mac from it's sub-tab on Add New Entry tab, making sure to correctly choose if you have Windows 7 installed using EFI BIOS or MBR. To determine this if you're not sure, enter BIOS setup to see if EFI boot disk is set to boot first:
Reboot to see if you get a Dual Boot menu.
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