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Windows 7: Lost dual boot ?

05 Jul 2009   #11
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Hi vasujain

Thank you hon 4 the links will take a look

Cindy X


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05 Jul 2009   #12
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

OK er not brilliant with com prompt is it the bit i highlighted i need to get XP back ?

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VISTA boots up, without Showing Xp, but nothing to worry,Just Place your Vista DVD/CD int he drive in VISTA and now go to start menu, all programs , accessories , right click on command promptand click on run as administratornow type these commands : Use Bootsect.exe to restore the Windows Vista MBR and the boot code that transfers control to the Windows Boot Manager program. To do this, type the following command at a command prompt:Drive:\boot\ Bootsect.exe –NT60 AllIn this command, Drive is the drive where the Windows Vista installation media is located.Use Bcdedit.exe to manually create an entry in the BCD Boot.ini file for the earlier version of the Windows operating system. To do this, type the following commands at a command prompt.Note In these commands, Drive is the drive where Windows Vista is installed.Drive:\Windows\system32\Bcdedit –create {ntldr} –d “Description for earlier Windows version”Note In this command, Description for earlier Windows version can be any text that you want. For example, Description for earlier Windows version can be "Windows XP” or “Windows Server 2003." Drive:\Windows\system32\Bcdedit –set {ntldr} device partition=x:
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05 Jul 2009   #13
vasujain

Windows 7 RC ,Windows Vista Ultimate ,Windows XP SP3,Ubuntu 8.01
 
 

hmm yeah u try that...see seven is on vista kernel....so it would go easily;....use this
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05 Jul 2009   #14
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

I must be doing something wrong as i just booted in to Windows 7 (no dual boot ?)
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05 Jul 2009   #15
vasujain

Windows 7 RC ,Windows Vista Ultimate ,Windows XP SP3,Ubuntu 8.01
 
 

have u tried fixing it using the bcdedit?
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05 Jul 2009   #16
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Er no could you please explain how to
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05 Jul 2009   #17
vasujain

Windows 7 RC ,Windows Vista Ultimate ,Windows XP SP3,Ubuntu 8.01
 
 

i gave u 2 methods ...the first one is using the bcdedit...you need 2 go to cmd prompt and then do the stuff...check \it again
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05 Jul 2009   #18
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

tried to use BCD to set W7 as default, and XP as second boot?
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05 Jul 2009   #19
vasujain

Windows 7 RC ,Windows Vista Ultimate ,Windows XP SP3,Ubuntu 8.01
 
 

have u got it what exactly u have 2 du now cindy?
Cyber Dimensions....: How to Change Boot Menu in Vista
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05 Jul 2009   #20
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Uber Philf View Post
tried to use BCD to set W7 as default, and XP as second boot?
Thank you every one for your help ..... Uber Philf your brilliant !!! FIXED !!!
I added Microsoft Windows using BCD and i now have dual boot again >



@ Uber Philf Oooooo if i could get my hands on you honey .....He He >

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