I've been running XP for years (on SATA1), installed Windows 7 about a week ago on, say SATA3 hard drive. It was originally installed on mobile HD. Once Windows 7 was installed, I changed the boot order to boot from SATA3. Everything was great.
Now it is time to move Windows 7 to my primary boot disk, SATA1, so cloned disk with Acronis True Image 2010. I changed the boot order to boot from SATA1 & the boot process pauses for 30 seconds with an option to boot from Windows 7 or Windows 7. If I select the top Windows 7 or wait for it to timeout boots fine. I would like the sys to boot directly into SATA1, with the cloned Windows 7. I've cloned XP system disks in the past and changing the boot order boots into the drive I want.
I've been into msconfig, boot tab. It shows the top entry as Windows 7 C:\windows, current OS; default OS & as the 2nd line as Windows 7 (\Windows), which does not boot.
I could probably change the timeout to 0 seconds, but want to keep the option of getting in this menu in the future.
Any ideas on how to just tell the bios to boot a drive and have it boot non-stop?