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Windows 7: Dual Boot screen with only one OS

27 Jul 2014   #1
Nisroc

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Dual Boot screen with only one OS

Hi all

This has been odd for me but I get the dual boot screen when I start up my computer for the last few days. I have tried to turn off this screen using msconfig and Boot tab and also tried to turn it off system properties -> advanced -> startup and recovery -> settings but after I apply the settings the dual boot screen comes back at startup.

system startup settings are:
Default OS: Windows 7 (only)
Time to display list of operating systems (unchecked)
Time to display recovery options when needed (unchecked)

I have also searched google and checked other similar problems nothing seems to work here. Only changes made to the system in last month were trying to solve this problem and updates. The inside of the computer was chassis was cleaned out just before this problem was noticed.

Any help on this?


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27 Jul 2014   #2
XweAponX

Windows 7 (My Idea)
 
 

Try putting a value in the unchecked items and then check them, 15 seconds for OS choice, 30 seconds for recovery screen.
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27 Jul 2014   #3
gregrocker

 

What choices does the boot screen give exactly?

Install EasyBCD (click Download - no Name or Email required) post back using Snipping Tool a screenshot of the listings page, attaching file using paper clip icon in reply box.
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27 Jul 2014   #4
Nisroc

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Fixed Using EasyBCD I just checked skip boot screen at start up. New problem came up though, I got a windows failed to start screen along with two options start normally or detect problems. Could be hardware or software. Since I just clean out inside the chassis and removed gfx card i think i should try a re seat of the card to try correct the problem
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27 Jul 2014   #5
Nisroc

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Reseated the card but no change in the boot. I turn the computer on and it gets the windows 7 boot screen and then restarts. after it restarts it takes me to a start normally or check for errors. here is a list of easy bcd

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}
device partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume1
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {7ea2e1ac-2e61-4728-aaa3-896d9d0a9f0e}
default {492380e1-94a0-11e1-881a-970da5fecb89}
resumeobject {492380e0-94a0-11e1-881a-970da5fecb89}
displayorder {492380e1-94a0-11e1-881a-970da5fecb89}
toolsdisplayorder {b2721d73-1db4-4c62-bf78-c548a880142d}
timeout 0
displaybootmenu No

Windows Boot Loader
-------------------
identifier {492380e1-94a0-11e1-881a-970da5fecb89}
device partition=C:
path \Windows\system32\winload.exe
description Windows 7
locale en-US
inherit {6efb52bf-1766-41db-a6b3-0ee5eff72bd7}
recoverysequence {492380e2-94a0-11e1-881a-970da5fecb89}
recoveryenabled Yes
osdevice partition=C:
systemroot \Windows
resumeobject {492380e0-94a0-11e1-881a-970da5fecb89}
nx OptIn
usefirmwarepcisettings No
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27 Jul 2014   #6
gregrocker

 

Let us look at a screenshot of your Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image.

Was there another OS on the system at any time in the past, which might have not been reinstalled to the same partition or may still have its boot partition on one of the drives?
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27 Jul 2014   #7
Nisroc

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Dual Boot screen with only one OS-drive.jpg

No OS in the past installed only windows 7


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27 Jul 2014   #8
gregrocker

 

Run a couple of Startup Repairs to see if it finds anything to fix. There is no risk.
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27 Jul 2014   #9
Nisroc

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I did that and come up with a problem that cannot be repaired.

details that best I could write them out
Problem Signatures
01 - 6.1.7600.16385
02 - 6.1.7600.16385
03 - unknown
04 - 272
05 - autoFailOver
06 - 1
07 - no root cause
08 - 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1

local ID 1033
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27 Jul 2014   #10
gregrocker

 

Are there any other performance problems? If not you can leave it alone unless you want to renew your boot sector:

If you want to back up your files and a System image you could try the Bootsect commands given for exporting the BCD to rewrite it in Use Bootrec.exe in the Windows RE to troubleshoot startup issues.

I would also run the bootrec commands first to see if they repair anything.
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