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Windows 7: Fedora 12 - Windows 7 Dual Boot Issue

18 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Fedora 12 - Windows 7 Dual Boot Issue

Ok, heres the situation,

I was dual booting Win 7 and Ubuntu with the Windows bootloader in command. The Windows bootloader would pop up first with the NeoGrub bootloader or Win 7 option in the list and default to Win 7 if a choice wasnt made.

I uninstalled Ubuntu and replaced it with Fedora 12. Now the Grub bootloader is in command. Heres where the problem lies.

When I setup the dual boot for Ubuntu and Win 7 I actually was running Vista at the time and the program I used put the Windows bootloader back to the primary, Easy BCD, worked in Vista but apparently wont work in Win 7.

So, does anyone know of a way to manually make the change, or know of a Win 7 compatible Easy BCD, or know of a way to do it in Fedora?

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18 Jan 2010   #2


Easy BCD 1.7.2 is compatible with Seven

Does Fedora 12 use Grub 1.5 or grub2?

So you are just booting straight into Windows atm?


easy BCD 2.0 beta availabale:

But you will have to register with the forum to download.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Jan 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional

I am fairly certain that Fedora 12 uses Grub 2.

So the EDIT means that Easy BCD 1.7.x isnt compatible with Win 7 and that I need to obtain the 2.0 Beta?
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