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Windows 7: Can't switch between 2 OS installed on my comp

24 Jan 2011   #1
Nairwen

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Can't switch between 2 OS installed on my comp

Hi,

I have installed Windows XP on 2nd partition of my hard drive and now I can't switch back to Windows 7 which was installed before on my 1st partition. When I turn on my comp W XP loads automaticly and I get no choice to choose W 7. Any idea how could I switch between the 2 OS?


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24 Jan 2011   #2
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Run startup repair from win 7 dvd - might take 3 runs.

Then you will be able to boot into win7 and add XP entry to win7 boot menu, either manually ( if you know how ), or use easybcd2.0 to do it .

EasyBCD 2.1 Beta Builds - The NeoSmart Forums
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24 Jan 2011   #3
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Did you take a look at this: Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP
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24 Jan 2011   #4
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

+1 IE9 Suggestion.

Use Method Two in the tutorial and install Easy BCD also add the
.Net Framework so Easy BCD will work if it isn't installed already.
You already did everything else so Step 7 thru 12 is what your missing.
Mike
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7. In XP, download and install .Net Framework 2.0 (32-bit) verison or .Net Framework 2.0 (64-bit) version and EasyBCD for your 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x86) XP.
NOTE: In XP, Net Framework is required to be installed to run the free program EasyBCD.


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24 Jan 2011   #5
Nairwen

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yeah I skipped those steps, silly me. It's working now, thanks for help.
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24 Jan 2011   #6
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

lol.

Glad you got it working.
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24 Jan 2011   #7
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nairwen View Post
Yeah I skipped those steps, silly me. It's working now, thanks for help.
You're welcome
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24 Jan 2011   #8
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Excellent.

Mike
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