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Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2012
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Posted By cnsjones
Please close thread

Installed win 7 deleted OSX
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By cnsjones
What to do?

Had to do higher priority stuff. Hope you are still there--

You are correct, the system automatically boots into OSX unless I stop it withthe option F8 key.

I do have a repair disk for win 7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
OK found how to delete

OK found how to delete
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
pic

How do I delete that message or picture?
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
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Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
"not genuine" issue

Suddenly last night I got this Windows Not Genuine message. I know the OS is genuine, can we address this issue first?
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
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Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Attempting pic

Here is the sreenshot:
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Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
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Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
??

@seavixen: I told you I am not an expert, and a novice; so I got the systems backwards obviously-- my bad. So it is Wndows running on a perfectly legal OSX platform. Big deal. From what I can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Reinstall Win 7 only on dual boot system

We are NOT discussing hacking or piracy. I joined to get help with a legal system that is dual boot.

How about this: Can anyone help me with a step by step to remove both Win 7 and the OSX and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Is this the mac forum? I showed that this was a...

Is this the mac forum? I showed that this was a dual boot system (OSX and W7).

Is there a forum that is knowledgeable about the issue you mentioned?
Thanks
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Ran across this on a search ...

Ran across this on a search
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Wrong system booted by default Problem: On a system with multiple OSes, boot wants to boot the wrong (non-PureDarwin) one by default....
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
In the OSX mode the System Preferences says I...

In the OSX mode the System Preferences says I cannot change the option, "Can't change the startup disk... Bless tool unable to set the current boot disk"
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
No Joy

Started again, loaded Easy BCD again. Both systems now showing, Windows 7 set as default. Saved. Exited, Restarted, let it go; no joy. It went directly to Lion OSX and loaded it.

'bout to give...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Do I need to do this in the Mac mode?

Do I need to do this in the Mac mode?
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
No Joy

Did that; Let it reboot, it went as before to a Mac only screen and was in the process of booting to OSX. I "caught" it by hitting F8 before the 30 seconds was up, and the dual screen came up.

I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Easy BCD

OK I downloaded the Easy BCD in the Windows mode, and it does not even show the Mac OSX! Only Win 7 is shown. Two systems are not on the screen.

What now?
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
That reads like DELETING the OS, I don't want to...

That reads like DELETING the OS, I don't want to delete either OS, just make Win 7 the default Boot System.

Will that BCD do that without deleting the OS?

Thanks
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Did as you suggested; Will not let me do it. ...

Did as you suggested; Will not let me do it.

Boot Tab: "Set as default" is greyed out.

Next?
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Should have mentioned- Totally unfamiliar with...

Should have mentioned- Totally unfamiliar with Mac systems and operations.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 31
Views: 3,649
Posted By cnsjones
Cannot set Win 7 as default boot, Dual Boot OSX Win 7 machine

The machine is functioning fine in OSX AND in Windows 7, BUT I cannot set the default boot system to Windows.

Neither Windows (loaded using "Option" F8 key) nor OSX will let me reset the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By cnsjones
Delay in following this thread

I am putting the original intent of this thread on hold, because I want to explore another option.

The machine is functioning fine in OSX AND in Win7, BUT I cannot set the default boot system to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By cnsjones
Which two? Please don't think anyone is wasting...

Which two? Please don't think anyone is wasting time, I am a novice and this is very difficult for me. I just hate to make a bad mistake. I will now go back up and read all the tutorials listed....
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By cnsjones
I am trying to be very careful here to avoid...

I am trying to be very careful here to avoid future time consuming problrems.

I am an absolute novice regarding the installation of Windows, and need all the help I can get.

I found the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By cnsjones
Dual boot system

Let me restate what I would perhaps like to do if possible:

I bought a "New" (to me) system with dual boot Win 7/OSX. None of my data is on it.
1-TB single Hard drive. No programs are installed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By cnsjones
Please help. See last post. Need to remove the...

Please help. See last post. Need to remove the OSX from dual boot win 7 system. Need step by step, or point to a forum entry or Tutorial that explains,

Thanks from a "newbie."
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 2,742
Posted By cnsjones
Sorry, do not have internet capability right now...

Sorry, do not have internet capability right now on that machine. Operating here on old primary 'putr.

Disk management shows:
(C) Simple Basic --- All healthy
Basic 1397.26 GB - 200 GB (GPT...
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