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Windows 7: Boot options

10 Feb 2010   #21
s0s0

Windows 7
 
 

As I wrote earlier I can't interact with everything shown in the tab boot.
That's why I'm posting here.


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10 Feb 2010   #22
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by s0s0 View Post
As I wrote earlier I can't interact with everything shown in the tab boot.
That's why I'm posting here.
is this a HP machine. ?

i'm thinking more specs would be handy.
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10 Feb 2010   #23
s0s0

Windows 7
 
 

Motherboard:INTEL P5Q SE2
RAM: DDR2(don't have specs handy)
CPU:INTEL duo2quad Q9400

All patches installed.
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10 Feb 2010   #24
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

Quote:
I have no INTEL-drivers installed everything purely MS-Drivers

Quote:
All patches installed.


by patches, for what exactly.?

is it true that you can do absolutely nothing in msconfig ?

antivirus apps. can do this, esp. kaspersky but very rare.

linux dual boot ?
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10 Feb 2010   #25
s0s0

Windows 7
 
 

I can do everything in msconfig,EXCEPT under the boottab.
As an antivirusprogram I have Microsoftsecurityessentials.
With Patches I mean every Patch and Update published by Microsoft, for the Windows 7 operatingsystem.

Yes I'm dualbooting into linux,but that isn't really my problem right now for it works fine.
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10 Feb 2010   #26
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

which is set as master boot sys, W7 or Linux.

BTW, which distro is linux.?
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10 Feb 2010   #27
s0s0

Windows 7
 
 

There is Master Boot Record ,a system from which you boot but i don't know what a Master Boot system is but i'm catching your drift ^^.
So here is the information:
Fedora12
Default for booting is Windows7 but that shouldn't cause the problem.
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10 Feb 2010   #28
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by s0s0 View Post
That was the first thing I did.
I even unchecked hide protected operating system files.
It isn't there.

But speaking of it:
The 100Mb volume I was talking about earlier,isn't empty.
It's just that I can't view the content.
Approx. 24Mb are taken.
It seems that this is the reason that you don't find C:\Boot, because it is in the 100MB partition.
When viewing that partition in Disk Management, doesn't it list it as "Boot" among it functions?
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10 Feb 2010   #29
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

is grub Bootloader on /dev/sda, which is the default when installing Fedora., or W7.

Fedora is very aggressive as far as that goes.

BTW, i think bcdedit is a type of linux/ unix program. { ( anyone prove me wrong ) just an aside }
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10 Feb 2010   #30
s0s0

Windows 7
 
 

It is so upsetting....

All the time I was to hunt down this problem and then everythingchanges within secs
and the pronblem is a little one.
Just had a little chat with a friend ob one of my simblings.
Turned out not C is to be set active but rather the bootpartition.

I can now configure the bootconfiguration.
Interesting thing is, now the booting takes longer.
Thanks all of you for the input,support and the efforts you undertook while trying to help me.
sincerly

s0s0

P.s.:What I think happed was that Windows bootet propperly but since the partition wasn't marked as active it forgot this settings.
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