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Windows 7: Dual boot only shows Windows 7

11 Mar 2012   #1
gallicbear

Windows 7 and XP
 
 
Dual boot only shows Windows 7

Hi there. Here is my situation. I have been dual-booting with Mandriva for a week or so. The GRUB works fine and gives me a nice bluish screen with the 3 boot options (Windows 7, Mandriva, Mandriva safe). I get into each OS as expected. However, the puzzling thing is, when I go into Startup and Recovery and look at the boot manager, it only shows Windows 7 and the winloader, instead of two entries. Is there any explanation to that? Regards.


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11 Mar 2012   #2
codekiddy

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1 Version 6.1 Build 7601
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gallicbear View Post
... when I go into Startup and Recovery and look at the boot manager ...
In wich startup and recovery you go?
startup and recovery of Windows 7 loader or
startup and recovery of GRUB loader?

In case you're going into startup and recovery of Win7 loader then this as it supposed to be,
because windows won't recognize anything related to linux, or non-NTFS/fat stuff.
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11 Mar 2012   #3
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

Startup & Recovery is a Windows-based environement, so it will not read the GRUB bootloader of Linux.

Regards,
Golden
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11 Mar 2012   #4
gallicbear

Windows 7 and XP
 
 

Thanks for your answers. That kinda answers my question. I see that in right click 'mycomputer'->system properties->advanced->Startup and Recovery.
Didn't realize there was also a way to see that elsewhere.
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11 Mar 2012   #5
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

No worries
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