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Windows 7: Enable dual boot

28 Aug 2012   #1

window xp2 32bit
Enable dual boot

how to enable dual boot os selection during system startup after installing xp in win7

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28 Aug 2012   #2

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See OPTION2, STEP 8 here:

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

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28 Aug 2012   #3
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Did you create a second partition for XP and install it as shown here? Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

What often works best is to start Win7 again by Marking 7 Partition Active then running Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times.

Then you only need to install EasyBCD 2.1.2 to add XP on it's Add OS Entry tab. EasyBCD (free Download at bottom of page - no name or email required)
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