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Windows 7: No bootable device detected on first startup, second will be fine.

20 Jul 2015   #31
mocyn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dual Boot with Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

I prefer using windows 8 because the only game in there is dota2. no other programs so no updating. haha


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20 Jul 2015   #32
mocyn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dual Boot with Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

I need some clarification. I installed win8 on Drive D: and windows 7 on Drive C. I will use this intruction given here right? I remembered I first installed win7 then dual boot win8 next. Does this info make a difference?
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20 Jul 2015   #33
mocyn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dual Boot with Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

found it. even my windows update wont update because of error WindowsUpdate_80070570 OR WindowsUpdate_dt000. Shall i reformat my computer and erase all partitions and stick to one OS?
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20 Jul 2015   #34
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

That's fine. Stick with these same steps to get and keep a perfect Clean Reinstall Windows 7
and it will be a perfect install for as long as you use only the tools and methods given.
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20 Jul 2015   #35
mocyn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dual Boot with Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

okay. will update you later when i get home. or tomorrow maybe because thats my day off
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23 Jul 2015   #36
mocyn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dual Boot with Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
That's fine. Stick with these same steps to get and keep a perfect Clean Reinstall Windows 7
and it will be a perfect install for as long as you use only the tools and methods given.
still doesnt work. followed all your method from backup image to easybcd. will i reinstall os? one os this time so it will not mess up the boot i think?
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23 Jul 2015   #37
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Followed what method? You referenced Clean Reinstall in quote but then asked if you should reinstall. So exactly what method did you follow that didn't work?
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23 Jul 2015   #38
mocyn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dual Boot with Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Followed what method? You referenced Clean Reinstall in quote but then asked if you should reinstall. So exactly what method did you follow that didn't work?
Im sorry. I followed your method only up to moving the bootmanager to C. Btw, when I moved it to C within win7, it shows something like the attachment. just replace earlier version of windows to win 8.1. then i run automatic repair within win 8. it just says repairing then instant shutdown. when i reset it, it goes back on the multiboot loader of windows 8.1 which uses the blue theme. then thats when i told you it doesnt work. maybe i'll clean reinstall both os. thanks for your time


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23 Jul 2015   #39
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mocyn View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Followed what method? You referenced Clean Reinstall in quote but then asked if you should reinstall. So exactly what method did you follow that didn't work?
Im sorry. I followed your method only up to moving the bootmanager to C. Btw, when I moved it to C within win7, it shows something like the attachment. just replace earlier version of windows to win 8.1. then i run automatic repair within win 8. it just says repairing then instant shutdown. when i reset it, it goes back on the multiboot loader of windows 8.1 which uses the blue theme. then thats when i told you it doesnt work. maybe i'll clean reinstall both os. thanks for your time
Did you try to move Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD - Windows 7 Forums while booted into Windows 8?

Try that to see if after reboot it will give the modern Boot Menu and move the System Active flags in Disk Mgmt to Windows 8.

If necessary you can then use EasyBCD to add Windows 7 to the Boot Menu if it won't respond, removing any old Windows 7 listing first if necessary.

Please post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

If you really want to reinstall Windows 8 then simply delete its partition during reinstall and create/format a new one. This should configure Windows 7 into a Dual Boot, but if not you can use EasyBCD from the reinstalled 8 to add Windows 7 by drive letter showing in Windows 8. Be sure to delete any old listing of Windows 7 in EasyBCD that doesn't work before adding it again.
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24 Jul 2015   #40
mocyn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Dual Boot with Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mocyn View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Followed what method? You referenced Clean Reinstall in quote but then asked if you should reinstall. So exactly what method did you follow that didn't work?
Im sorry. I followed your method only up to moving the bootmanager to C. Btw, when I moved it to C within win7, it shows something like the attachment. just replace earlier version of windows to win 8.1. then i run automatic repair within win 8. it just says repairing then instant shutdown. when i reset it, it goes back on the multiboot loader of windows 8.1 which uses the blue theme. then thats when i told you it doesnt work. maybe i'll clean reinstall both os. thanks for your time
Did you try to move Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD - Windows 7 Forums while booted into Windows 8?

Try that to see if after reboot it will give the modern Boot Menu and move the System Active flags in Disk Mgmt to Windows 8.

If necessary you can then use EasyBCD to add Windows 7 to the Boot Menu if it won't respond, removing any old Windows 7 listing first if necessary.

Please post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

If you really want to reinstall Windows 8 then simply delete its partition during reinstall and create/format a new one. This should configure Windows 7 into a Dual Boot, but if not you can use EasyBCD from the reinstalled 8 to add Windows 7 by drive letter showing in Windows 8. Be sure to delete any old listing of Windows 7 in EasyBCD that doesn't work before adding it again.

Here you go. The screenshot your asking for. I moved the boot to C:. So, what will I do next?


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