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Windows 7: boot manager only shows one OS HELP

30 Jan 2012   #1
amoretam

Windows 7 x64bit Home Premium
 
 
boot manager only shows one OS HELP

I just installed windows 7 x64 on another partition in the same drive where my other old windows 7 installation is.

Of course I want to be able to choose The OS I want to log in, but only one OS is listed in boot manager.

I only have access to this installation I just made,
I used EasyBcd now but it just shows one OS too.

The old OS is listed in "My Computer" with the letter (D) an I see in Disk Management that the (D)partition is listed just as Active and Primary Partition.

What is happening here, I tought dual boot was easy, now I can't acces my old OS...

Please help

Thanks


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01 Feb 2012   #2
dsperber

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)
 
 

Can you please post a screenshot from DISKMGMT.MSC, showing all partitions.

Please make it full-screen and spread the columns out so that we can read all the text in the cells.

I'm surprised you can't solve the problem with EasyBCD. Can you also post a screenshot of what it shows?
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01 Feb 2012   #3
boyans

Win 8 RP, Win 7, XP
 
 

The only GUI tool which can display and edit everything in Windows BCD store is Visual BCD Editor.
Give it a try.

Proceed as follows:
1. Delete every loader entry except the one you are booted to (rightclick on loader and select "Delete").
2. Rightclick in treeView and select "Create missing Windows loaders" and confirm. This will automatically search and create a loader entry for every installed Windows 7,Vista or XP not present BCD.

If you need more explanations don't hesitate to ask.
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01 Feb 2012   #4
amoretam

Windows 7 x64bit Home Premium
 
 

thank s for reply!!
I already solved it with EasyBcd, I just Added an entry!
I did not know but then I figured it out

Thanks
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02 Feb 2012   #5
cmac

windows 7
 
 

i need to post a thread but dont know how??? i am looking for help my hp touch smart is unpluggled when i plug it back it goes to the HP screen then windows resume loader and is frozen or locked up. it says to use the arrow keys to make a selection but they do not respond. help please or teach me how to make my own post on here. thanks so much in advance. my pc does not work past this screen
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