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Windows 7: Lost dual boot ?

04 Jul 2009   #1
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 
Lost dual boot ?

Hi, not sure how i did this but i have lost dual boot, Windows 7 is on a second HDD but i have no dual boot option now ?, can i perform FIXMBR with my Windows 7 RC1 installation DVD ?, any help appreciated

Cindy X


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04 Jul 2009   #2
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cindy View Post
Hi, not sure how i did this but i have lost dual boot, Windows 7 is on a second HDD but i have no dual boot option now ?, can i perform FIXMBR with my Windows 7 RC1 installation DVD ?, any help appreciated

Cindy X
I suggest you download and install easyBCD and use it to find your other OS and repair your boot manager
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04 Jul 2009   #3
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Hi ickymay

Thanks babes will do that now as cant get into Windows 7

Cindy X
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04 Jul 2009   #4
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ickymay View Post
I suggest you download and install easyBCD and use it to find your other OS and repair your boot manager
U beat me to it, I had the tab open but was reading other posts
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04 Jul 2009   #5
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

EasyBCD says its fixed the MBR but i still dont have dual boot
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04 Jul 2009   #6
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Looks like i will have to reinstall Windows 7
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04 Jul 2009   #7
matt_0978

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cindy View Post
Looks like i will have to reinstall Windows 7
don't give up just yet, we'll get u there.

Edit: Ok, do a repair install of ur previous OS (Vista?), then do a repair install of Seven. Seven should see Vista and add it to it's bootloader.
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05 Jul 2009   #8
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Hi matt0978

Er first OS is XP Pro on HDD-0 second OS is on HDD-1 Windows 7 (never had Vista )
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05 Jul 2009   #9
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Well i have Windows 7 back but lost XP (but not bothered about that) but .... my two HDDs are both the same W/D 250gb as Windows 7 is on my second HDD coming off SATA no2 header on my MOBO should i swap the cables so the HDD that holds Windows 7 becomes HDD-0 ? (need some advice please )

Cindy X
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05 Jul 2009   #10
vasujain

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

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