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Windows 7: help! computer disk hardware configuration problem

22 May 2011   #11
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

NO, Just EasyBCD for now.


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22 May 2011   #12
wewinjiggy

Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 CP
 
 

okay it worked.. now i have just one more question.. i actually tried it twice.. the first didnt work.. what happened was i accidentally/stupidly pressed "add entry" twice.. so there were two entries of the XP on the multi boot menu which are not running.. i then repeated again the process "with more care" and, voila! here i am using my xp..

now, how can i remove those 2 error entries? any ideas? can i also do it from the EasyBCD?

much thanks...
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22 May 2011   #13
wewinjiggy

Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 CP
 
 

ow, i found it already.. its done.. i sure would like to offer another rep thing.. but i already gave it to you earlier.. thanks again...
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22 May 2011   #14
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Yes, you can remove in EasyBCD.

Click on Edit Boot Menu
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22 May 2011   #15
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again, good to see you getting it sorted and thanks for keeping us updated.



When you have the time, you may find these tutorials of interest.

These 2 are completely separate methods; just remember the Windows 4 partition limit, trying to exceed that is a real nightmare to correct for.

Clean Install Windows 7 : Ahead of XP

Clean Install Windows 7 : Ahead of Vista


This one is for starting from scratch and is a little advanced but it is completely possible to boot multiple OSs from Extended / Logical drives using a single Primary partition.

System Reserved : Multi Boot from Logical Partitions
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25 May 2011   #16
wewinjiggy

Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 8 CP
 
 

ow! thanks for those additional links.. i'll check on it in a bit.. cheers!
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25 May 2011   #17
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You're welcome mate, be sure to keep us informed.
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