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Windows 7: Previous windows on boot up

27 Oct 2009   #1
mark1up

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Previous windows on boot up

Hi all,how do i get rid of the earlier version of windows option on boot up?I'm running Windows 7 64bit via a clean install.A side note, it took me a couple of attempts to install win7.I deleted 1 failed win7 install from the system configuration,but this earlier version does not show up there.Thanks in advance
Simon


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27 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mark1up View Post
Hi all,how do i get rid of the earlier version of windows option on boot up?I'm running Windows 7 64bit via a clean install.A side note, it took me a couple of attempts to install win7.I deleted 1 failed win7 install from the system configuration,but this earlier version does not show up there.Thanks in advance
Simon
Just the boot menu is left right? not the previous OS.

If just the menu, you need to use something like BCDedit to edit the boot loader. Instructions for bcedit are here BCDEDIT - How to Use

Its not that hard.

Hope this helps


Ken
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27 Oct 2009   #3
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

This may work too

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...list-boot.html

I have a hard time with command line since I have not used it much. I try to get by without it if I can.
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27 Oct 2009   #4
mark1up

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Thx Ken i will try that tomorrow,too tired at the mo.

@Nate: tried that method,but the boot entry does not show there,thx for the help guys
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28 Oct 2009   #5
mark1up

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Ok so i get this screen,now can anyone help me as in how to delete the legacy OS bit.
Thanks i'm a bit stuck

Hurrah,fixed it,thx


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