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Windows 7: Dual booting with windows 7 & xp

22 Oct 2012   #11
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Take a look at this tutorial:
Dual Boot - Delete a OS


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22 Oct 2012   #12
LittleJay

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
 
 

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Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

In this tutorial scroll down to Option 2 and then start with step 7. It will show you how to use a program called EasyBCD to add a boot entry to your XP bootloader so that you can set up a dual boot option screen on startup. Since your XP disk is the boot disk in your system, you will need to install EasyBCD there.
Yes, it is done by installing EasyBCD. However, after booting when the page for choice appeared, now there are three choices, viz. Windows 7 & Windows XP twice, all are opening properly. However, I had installed Windows XP once only. A picture of the page is attached herewith. How to resolve it?
If all the boot entries are working, then simply use EasyBCD to delete one of the XP entries.
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22 Oct 2012   #13
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Use this program to delete the extra entry. It's very easy to use. When I added XP to my Windows Seven machine I used it to fix up the boot menu. It's a no brainer:

Download VistaBootPRO 3.3.0 Free - VistaBootPRO can be used to make changes to the Windows Vista Boot Configuration Data registry quickly and easily - Softpedia

edit: this started out as freeware. Then I thought I saw them charging like $8 for it. If this download turns out to be a paid version you can probably get the last free version on one of those OldVersion web sites.
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