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Windows 7: Need some help with the boot loader

24 Jul 2009   #31
Mudfrog

Win7 RC 7200 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Probably be easiest to reinstall 7 on the partition it is on now.

Make sure Disk1 is first HD in Bios boot order before reinstalling 7.

Then add an XP entry to bcd.
I had tried that as well, everytime I selected XP the system would restart. I ended up just formating both drives and reinstalling both OS's. Now it works, just a huge hassle.

Thanks for all the help guys.


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