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Windows 7: How to change the drive letter in a dual boot computer

18 Mar 2015   #51
VistaUltimate

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 

Let me tell you something about VirtualBox.Aero doesn't work (with enabled transparency).It glitches a lot.This was the first virtualization program I used.That's why I don't use VirtualBox anymore.Disabled transparency is a little better,but I want the full experience.


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18 Mar 2015   #52
Chris2005

Windows 10 Home x64
 
 

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19 Mar 2015   #53
VistaUltimate

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 

That's what I wanted you not to tell me.I have done this but nothing is better.

I just wanted to find a solution to have Vista on my computer,but I can't dual boot Vista and 8.It just gives a 0x0000001E blue screen during booting.You can find this thread in Vista Forums,General Discussion,then select the one called "Lenovo G580 20150 compatibility".7Enter is me,just different name in that forum.You can see more details there.
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19 Mar 2015   #54
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaUltimate View Post
That's what I wanted you not to tell me.I have done this but nothing is better.

I just wanted to find a solution to have Vista on my computer,but I can't dual boot Vista and 8.It just gives a 0x0000001E blue screen during booting.You can find this thread in Vista Forums,General Discussion,then select the one called "Lenovo G580 20150 compatibility".7Enter is me,just different name in that forum.You can see more details there.
Lenovo G580 20150 compatibility
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19 Mar 2015   #55
VistaUltimate

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 

Did you see it? That's what happens if I try to install Vista SP1 on this laptop.

Installation goes well at copying files... Then it expands the install.wim file until 20% which reboots at this point.Windows Boot Manager shows up up,I select Windows Setup and... There it is! A blue screen! With 82 numbers and letters! 0x0000001e(0xfffffffc00000005,0xfffff800014b1cc7,0x0000000000000000,0xffffffffffffffff)
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19 Mar 2015   #56
VistaUltimate

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 

Am I alone here? Sorry again,but I can't be very patient like a teacher!
Please if you have something to help,reply immediately!
Don't hesitate to give advice but don't send useless things!
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22 Mar 2015   #57
VistaUltimate

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 

Vacant place?
Anyway,installed Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and will try to use Hyper-V. I have already upgraded Windows 8.1 to Pro. My desires didn't come true with it. Hyper-V doesn't have Aero for Vista SP2,Server 2008 or 7
Virtual machines I have:
Windows Vista SP2 x86
Windows Vista SP2 x64
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Server 2003 SP2 x86
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Windows 7 SP1 x64
OS in a VHD with native boot capabilities:Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Full

"My loneliness is killing me and I
I must confess I still believe
When I'm not with you I lose my mind
Give me a sign
Hit me baby one more time" - Britney Spears,Baby One More Time,1999
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22 Mar 2015   #58
gregrocker

 

I am willing to try again but you're going to need to stay focused on the steps. When I last left you had veered off into another direction about sound in a VM. and now are asking about installing Vista. But I was in the middle of trying to figure out why your Greek Win7 DVD would not boot.

I have many others to help as I handle most of these install failure cases on the web so if you want help it will most definitely get installed like it always has for tens of thousands of others, but you must cooperate and focus on the task at hand.

I had asked you if you had tried to boot the Greek DVD in another PC and you replied you had tried it to to install to two virtual players. But these are on the same PC. Have you tried the DVD in another PC?

I had asked you if you had extracted the ISO from the DVD using ImgBurn following tutorial I linked which you ignored, then burned it to DVD using ImgBurn at 4x speed, which you never answered.

When you put the DVD in the drive does it offer you a choice for UEFI DVD drive to boot in the BIOS Boot menu? When you choose the DVD to boot does it prompt to "Press any key to boot disk?"

When you attempt to Dual Boot Vista does it offer a UEFI DVD drive choice to boot? What happens when you choose it?

Please post back the answers to each of these questions and a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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22 Mar 2015   #59
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Not clear what you want.

Do you need greek Win7 iso inc sp1?

64 or 32 bit?

Or do you just need winre.wim greek for system recovery options in greek?

el_windows_7_ultimate_with_sp1_x86_dvd_u_677458.iso

or

el_windows_7_ultimate_with_sp1_x64_dvd_u_677318.iso
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23 Mar 2015   #60
VistaUltimate

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 

Yes,I have tried on another PC and it does nothing different.It's unbootable.

The new English SP1 DVD is UEFI bootable.It has an option:
EFI BIOS:PLDS: DVD-DS8ASH.When I press it,it says press any key to boot from CD or DVD...

Vista does not give any UEFI option,only BIOS.It's the Digital River ISO.
For the other one:
I wanted Vista to dual boot with 8.1(preinstalled is 8) but I can't because of the blue screen which has different sources every time.I want Greek ISO with SP1,always 64 bit(UEFI system will crash because 32 bit is supported only in BIOS and the drive is GPT).I want the Advanced Options andRecovery to be Greek in x64.
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