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Windows 7: Dual boots

05 Feb 2009   #11
mickrg123

vista 7
 
 

After that how do I post it


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05 Feb 2009   #12
mickrg123

vista 7
 
 

I am not an idiot I just have not done this
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05 Feb 2009   #13
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Hi mickrg123,

Open an elevated command prompt and type bcdedit at the prompt. Then press enter.

Post a screenshot of what is listed. Like this:

Attachment 4256

Hope it helps

SIW2

I haven't looked at mine before but everything is working fine but I noticed that both partitions in mine show as C: but in your screen shot they have different letters, is this right?

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05 Feb 2009   #14
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Go to the start menu and type cmd and at the top of the menu you will see the icon, right click on the icon and open as administrator.

As to how do you post your image, you can use the snipping tool found in your start menu and then upload it using the paperclip in your post.
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05 Feb 2009   #15
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Hi mick,

We all had to learn how the first time.

Fiirst take a jpeg screenshot - use any screen capture you have , or the built in snipping tool.

Then click the Go Advanced button at the bottom of this thread page. Follow step 8 onward of this tutorial

How to use the Snipping Tool in Vista - Vista Forums

Hope it helps

SIW2
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05 Feb 2009   #16
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Hi Mark,

It's because I am currently in Vista .

The first thing showing is the bootmgr partition - shows as C .

The second thing showing is the default boot partition - which is actually my second partition , WIN7X64 - shows as D.

Did I explain that properly ?

SIW2
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05 Feb 2009   #17
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Here's what it looks like when I boot into Win7x64

Dual boots-a7-1-2009-02-06_035829.jpg

Dual boots-a7-2-2009-02-06_035902.jpg

You will see the first entry is bootmgr - this is on my first partition - the System (active ) partition. I happen to have given the partition the letter H in Win7x64.

The second entry is now the current one as I am booted into it now - win7x64 boot partition. Windows gives C to the partition you are currently in.

Third entry is Win7x86 boot partition- I happen to have given that the letter F in Win7x64 ( which I am currently in ).


Fourth entry is Vista boot partition - which the same partition as the System partition - because I installed Vista first, bootmgr and Vista o/s files are both on the first partition. It is showing as H because I gave it that letter in Win7x64 -( which I am currently in).

Hope that helps

SIW2


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07 Feb 2009   #18
mickrg123

vista 7
 
 

I have captuered my screen shot and saved to my desktop. How did I get it so I can post here. It will not let me copy and paste
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08 Feb 2009   #19
mickrg123

vista 7
 
 

Here is boot log. What do I need to do so I have the option to get vista or 7Dual boots-capture.png


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08 Feb 2009   #20
ebartolon

Windows 7, Windows Vista
 
 

A normal Command Prompt In Other Words Then Type bcdedit in the prompt. Then press enter. And Lower IT DOwn And Take a Screen Shot And Post It Here, By attaching When you post, do not use quick reply but instead do ther longer and scroll down to attachments and then add your screen shot by uploading. Screenshots can be made by pressing Print Screen Button on Keyboard, and if on laptop you might have to push the FN button. Here IS A Mini Tutorial...


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