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Windows 7: Dual boot issue - please help!

12 Oct 2009   #11

Vista / Windows 7

You're a genius, thank you so much. I'm back into Windows 7. How did those last 3 commands make the digital signature issue go away?

Now, I don't suppose you know how to make a disappeared dvd drive come back? I've done the upper / lower filters registry fix but still no joy....anyway, I will make a post in a more appropriate forum.

Thanks again :)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2009   #12

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64


Glad you're back in.

They did a similar thing to the boot critical files that installing 7 after Vista would do. I just invented it.

Not sure about the dvd drive problem.

What does it say in Device Manager?

You might check on the manufacturers site and see if there is a firmware update for your dvd drive.

Another thing you might try - assuming it is listed in devmgr is to rt click >update drivers. and browse to "C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore" on the Vista partition - see if it picks up the drivers from there.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2009   #13

Vista / Windows 7

Yeah tried all that, but options limited as it isn't in device manager or disk management. Anyway, I am currently clogging up the forum with a thread for that!

Thanks again.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Oct 2009   #14

Windows 7

Can someone please help me out? I had xp and 7 working properly with the option of which OS to start with, but then i deleted xp and decided to reinstall it again after a while. After I did, I found out that you cant install an older version with 7 because it will not give you the option of which OS to start with and it will go with xp automatically. So then i deleted 7 and reinstalled it, but still I'm not getting the option and it's going straight to the newly installed 7. I see a lot of links to threads with similar issues but can someone guide me to one that's best for me cuz i'm really starting to get confused.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Oct 2009   #15

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

My System SpecsSystem Spec

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