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Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Apr 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,558
Posted By boyans
Visual BCD (http://www.boyans.net) comes with the...

Visual BCD (http://www.boyans.net) comes with the tool "Dual-boot Repair".

1. Run Dual-boot Repair, click on "Automatic Repair" - this will fix Windows 7 boot files.
2. Copy ntldr, ntdetect.com...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By boyans
"Dual-boot Repair" fixes Windows 7 / Windows 8...

"Dual-boot Repair" fixes Windows 7 / Windows 8 dual boot on click.
Download from boyans.net.
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,462
Posted By boyans
I will make things even easier. This is the...

I will make things even easier.
This is the copyright string in "easyldr" extracted using strings.exe(sysinternals):



I think that Neosmart is breaking copyright law pretending that easyldr...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,462
Posted By boyans
I will make it easier for you decide. Examine...

I will make it easier for you decide.
Examine easyldr.
Is it a Neosmart product as claimed ?
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,462
Posted By boyans
If somebody told me there is foreign code in a...

If somebody told me there is foreign code in a product without proper licensing I would check.
In a product license the use foreign code must be clearly stated !
It is not fair to use foreign code...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,462
Posted By boyans
@gregrocker, take your time. Read license...

@gregrocker, take your time.

Read license and examine everything under
"C:\Program Files (x86)\NeoSmart Technologies\EasyBCD" folder
(could be just c:\Program Files..... on 32-bit Windows)
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,462
Posted By boyans
I can use it, you can use it, everybody can use...

I can use it, you can use it, everybody can use it, we all are not breaking any law using it I hope.

The author or company of product has problems I think.
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,462
Posted By boyans
I would also be very interested in your...

I would also be very interested in your explanation of how EasyBCD is breaking copyright law.[/QUOTE]

I would read what it says in license and then examine what is installed in programs folder....
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 2,462
Posted By boyans
Hi gregrocker, Are you sure its ok to...

Hi gregrocker,

Are you sure its ok to recommend a program, EasyBCD, which is breaking copyright law ?
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,410
Posted By boyans
[/QUOTE] If every new firmware will include...

[/QUOTE]

If every new firmware will include a Microsoft key for checking boot managers and loaders what else can you do ? But the option to switch off Secure Boot will be always there.

I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,410
Posted By boyans
Ok. This is perfect. No more dual-boot...

Ok. This is perfect.
No more dual-boot problems with newer Windows versions on UEFI.

Seems Microsoft has done a good implementation of UEFI loaders/boot managers.

Thank you.
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,410
Posted By boyans
Thank you for posting screenshots. This does...

Thank you for posting screenshots.
This does not answer completely the question.

Does it mean you install W7 after W8, both in EFI mode, and you can dual-boot without problems ?
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By boyans
Windows utility not made by Microsoft. The...

Windows utility not made by Microsoft.
The question is if you would recommend it if knew it is violating copyright law.
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,410
Posted By boyans
Thanks, could you post an attachment of "bcdedit...

Thanks, could you post an attachment of "bcdedit /enum all /v" corresponding to layout posted ?

Do I understand right the proposed solution (all EFI mode):
1) clean existing Win 8
2) install...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 4,410
Posted By boyans
Try to boot installation DVD the EFI way - see...

Try to boot installation DVD the EFI way - see options in firmware.

You boot installation media the EFI way - GPT disk is expected as target
or
you boot installation media BIOS/legacy way - MBR...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,623
Posted By boyans
Hi Northener, Disable secure boot, see if...

Hi Northener,

Disable secure boot, see if other options appear - at least DVD/CD, USB devices must be available for boot and there must be the choice EFI/BIOS way.
Plenty of new firmware - no...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,623
Posted By boyans
Firmware options can be accessed just after...

Firmware options can be accessed just after switching on computer - press F2 key or del key or ... you should see a message which tells how to enter firmware setup.

Then go to boot options.
You...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,623
Posted By boyans
Is your new Samsung NP350V5C-A08 equipped with...

Is your new Samsung NP350V5C-A08 equipped with EFI firmware ?

There is a big difference in boot sequence when using BIOS and EFI.

BIOS boot sequence is based of boot sectors (MBR, PBR) from...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Dec 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By boyans
Thank you gregrocker that you trust my words. ...

Thank you gregrocker that you trust my words.
Would you recommend a tool if you knew its violating copyright law ?
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Dec 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By boyans
Can EsyBCD create loaders for all current Windows...

Can EsyBCD create loaders for all current Windows versions (XP,Vista,Windows 7/8)
automatically so that the user has nothing to specify - no drive letters or whatever ?

Visual BCD Editor can do...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Dec 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By boyans
Boot files are always unencrypted. So you...

Boot files are always unencrypted.

So you boot and the boot manager is started which displays boot menu.

Then you select OS in case of dual/multi booting = launch loader for OS.

For...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Dec 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By boyans
On GPT disks EFI System partition is the analog...

On GPT disks EFI System partition is the analog of SystemReserved for MBR disks.

One point - 100 MB seems small, can cause problems in the future.(Windows 8 creates a 350 MB System partition by...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Dec 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By boyans
You can encrypt everything (partitions, disks)...

You can encrypt everything (partitions, disks) but there must be at least one primary partition that is not encrypted which will hold boot files.

So on first disk (that you put first in BIOS) you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,063
Posted By boyans
I think you are right, with the word menu...

I think you are right, with the word menu underlined. :geek:
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Nov 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By boyans
XP is first disk in BIOS in current setup as can...

XP is first disk in BIOS in current setup as can be seen in posted screenshot.

XP disk has to be fixed also as goal is to separate XP and Win 7 completely.

GAG will be in control later for...
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